Broken Tap

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  1. Munchie

    Munchie Funster Life Member

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    Our kitchen tap (Cramer Dometic) is seeping water. It is a "Push on" plastic type where the stem pushes onto the tap assembly over an "o" ring. It is not seeping under pressure just "dribbling" from where it pushes on. I replaced the "O" ring thinking this may solve the problem but on closer inspection there is a hair line crack in the fitting. On the web I can find a few taps but they all come with a microswitch which i do not need as mine works on pressure drop. Anyone know where I can get one please? :Smile:
     
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    It seems to be a common fault, I have had 2 of them fail on me, you will find that the crack is on the seam.

    Doug...
     
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    Correct Doug.Where did you get the new ones from please?:Smile:
     
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    dont worry about the micro-switch if you cant get any other ken.....the tap will be the same only slightly costlier.

    i tried to repair the one in our old caravan with araldite, but the joint area is so small it cant possible hold.
     
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    Well I think they are easely available (as they keep failing) but I got mine from Highbridge caravans as its a place we visit often.

    Doug...

    PS I have found that the new taps have a smaller hole for the feed to insert into and its necessary to change the supply pipes also, at least that was the way mine was, you can push the old supply tube into the new tap but the result is another split seam *&^%$^£&&^
     
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    Thanks Doug.
     
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    gotta go with a household tap
    thats what my swift has now
    courtesy of a local plumbers:thumb:
     
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