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Old 06 May 2015, 12:54   #1
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Leaking Valve.

Hi All,

Hope someone can advise.
I've found a leak on my Bombard valve.
Not from the join between the tube & valve but from the screw cap itself.
I have given it a good clean and removed, inspected and cleaned the O ring too. But the leak persists.
Is there any non setting thread sealant I could use, probably from the world of plumbing!
Or any other advice?

Thanks.
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Old 06 May 2015, 13:36   #2
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Rubber components do wear out.

I would recommend replacing the o-ring.
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