Fresh water tank pipe replacement (1 Viewer)

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Hi
I’ve managed to snap the threaded plastic pipe which comes out of the bottom of the fresh water tank. It then connects to the drain pipe and tap.
Problem 1 - the threaded part is still in the tank hole, how do I remove this, it’s in about 15mm.
Problem 2 - where do I get replacement assuming I can get the screw bit back out. Searched a few sites but not sure what it’s called to look for it.
Problem 3 - not too tech savvy, how do I post a photo?
Motorhome is Bessacarr E560, 2011 but thinking Swift will use generic item.
Thanks
Paul
 

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to remove a snapped off fitting, find an old screwdriver or chisel just wider than the inner bore of the fitting. heat it with a gas torch and push into the hole melting its way in a few mm then simply unscrew. take the 2 broken parts to a local plumbers merchants for a replacement plus some ptfe tape for reassembly
 

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oh and part 3, save photo on your phone or computer and when you post, at the bottom of the box you type in, it says upload file. click that and find your picture file and upload. then select full image rather than thumbnail. really simple when you know
 
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This is pipe from water tank, threaded bit that has snapped off should be on right hand side. Is it a generic Swift pipe?
Thanks

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its not specific to swift, just push fit fitting to threaded. £2-£3 fitting that pretty much any plumbers merchant will hold in stock
 
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Thanks for the advice, even posted the picture twice lol.
 

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Searched ebay but surprisingly could only find the barbed type, not smooth.
There are some 90° versions and some straight push fit female which could be modified with a short length of plain pipe.
It would of course depend on thread size.

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Searched ebay but surprisingly could only find the barbed type, not smooth.
There are some 90° versions and some straight push fit female which could be modified with a short length of plain pipe.
It would of course depend on thread size.
normally 1/2 inch bsp from those i have seen
 

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having said that, the picture of the broken fitting appears larger, maybe 1 inch. hard to be specific without measurements
 
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Washer that fits over the thread is approx. 32mm if that helps
 
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Washer fit over thread, not sure of inside diameter as its snapped off inside threaded boss. May be able to crawl under and check tomorrow

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I copied it to notepad then deleted the bits not wanted, copy and paste back after deleting the existing long link in the reply.

Clicking the 'share' icon in amazon always seems to include a short description which cocks up the link as in my first link post.
Delete everything before HTTPS
 

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