water tank leak
My water tank is leaking, not much, a drop a second. It's a standard one piece plastic tank. It's leaking on the pipe to hose adapter on the tank side. There is some old silicone there. Is this a matter of just putting some more silicone on it or is there a better system for plugging that leak?
I am scared that if I remove the whole pipe to hose adapter I will not be able to get it back in.
Weld it, it's probably a PE plastic and can be welded by you and in place
Silicone has very few uses on a boat IMHO. The stuff is useless for most applications on a boat, and downright dangerous in others.
Is the fitting on the tank leaking or is the connection leaking. If it is the latter, it can often be fixed by removing the hose and using teflon tape or plumbers putty on the connection and re-installing the hose. If the fitting actually has a pinhole leak, you can probably patch it pretty easily using the "repair candles" that are designed to patch PE tanks.
|All times are GMT -4. The time now is 04:09 AM.|
Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
User Alert System provided by Advanced User Tagging v3.1.0 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2016 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
(c) Marine.com LLC 2000-2012