Leaking tap

Jul 25, 2013
1,489
3,039
Wirral
Funster No
27,120
MH
Esterel
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A few years
Been trying to fix this but to no avail. Jubilee clip is as tight as I can get it ???
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Jan 19, 2014
3,108
7,626
Derbyshire
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29,757
MH
Elddis Accordo 105
Exp
since 2014
You'll have to cut 25mm off the red pipe and refit it if you can. Dip it in hot water to soften it if it's tight.
 
Jul 29, 2013
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4,294
Salisbury
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27,215
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Hymer B678DL A class
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since 2011
Try wrapping some PTFE tape around the spigot before sliding the red pipe on then tighten, it may be a small scratch or groove that the tape will seal.šŸ˜ŠšŸ¤ž
 
May 7, 2016
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1,351
Poole, Dorset
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42,951
MH
Carthago Compactline
Exp
Since 2003
Just bind it up with consolidating/self amalgamating tape. Great stuff, I never go out without it.
 
Mar 23, 2012
3,352
6,588
sleights
Funster No
20,245
MH
c class
Exp
1
Thanks that's exactly what I did but again to no avail
Suggests to me the leak is in the tail connection so its tap off and replace the tail. I wouldn't bodge it with tape/sealant as if it starts to leak and you don't spot it you could end up with a bigger problem.
 
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Busman
Jul 25, 2013
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Wirral
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A few years
Suggests to me the leak is in the tail connection so its tap off and replace the tail. I wouldn't bodge it with tape/sealant as if it starts to leak and you don't spot it you could end up with a bigger problem.
Thanks I was thinking that myself, can I buy the tail separate or do I have to buy the tap as well. It definitely isn't leaking from higher up.
 
Mar 23, 2012
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sleights
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20,245
MH
c class
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1
Thanks I was thinking that myself, can I buy the tail separate or do I have to buy the tap as well. It definitely isn't leaking from higher up.
Usually you can buy the tails separately but I think there are different threads so will need to make sure you get the same mine screwed onto a fitting on the end of the plastic pipe like these https://www.screwfix.com/p/flexible-tap-tails-10mm-x-15mm-x-300mm-2-pack/4565G?tc=RA3&ds_kid=92700020969708454&ds_rl=1241687&ds_rl=1245250&ds_rl=1249404&ds_rl=1248151&ds_rl=1245250&ds_rl=1247848&gclid=EAIaIQobChMIwIbr-NSP5QIVxLTtCh0Z7QKPEAQYASABEgIDJvD_BwE&gclsrc=aw.ds

The cold pipe in the background looks to have a different attachment to the hot maybe it has been "modified" in the past!
 
Jan 28, 2008
6,106
6,461
walthamstow east london
Funster No
1,353
MH
renault burstner delphin
Exp
7 years campers before that
the piece youve pushed in to the red hose looks like its a pushfit spigot rather than a barbed connector i going by the look of the cold one below ,As the one below is holding id slide the red hose back to a similar position
 
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Busman
Jul 25, 2013
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Wirral
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A few years
the piece youve pushed in to the red hose looks like its a pushfit spigot rather than a barbed connector i going by the look of the cold one below ,As the one below is holding id slide the red hose back to a similar position
Thank you it's the same fitting, will give that a go with a new jubilee clip.
 
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Busman
Jul 25, 2013
1,489
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Wirral
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Esterel
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Thanks very much to everyone who's replied
Appreciate
 

lunarman

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Sep 23, 2008
1,802
1,131
South Glos
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4,151
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C Class
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since 1994
Looking at the picture and the position of the clip on the cold feed. Is the clip on the red pipe to close to the end of the pipe and trying to clamp over the ridge where the fitting narrows (as can be seen on the cold feed.
 
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Busman
Jul 25, 2013
1,489
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Wirral
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Esterel
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A few years
Looking at the picture and the position of the clip on the cold feed. Is the clip on the red pipe to close to the end of the pipe and trying to clamp over the ridge where the fitting narrows (as can be seen on the cold feed.
Going to move it down tomorrow.
Ta
 
Mar 30, 2019
129
79
East Sussex
Funster No
59,486
MH
Trigano Tribute
Exp
Since 2017
I would say itā€™s the probably the black pipe thatā€™s leaking. The tail coming out of the crimped end maybe loose.
Get a pipe to pipe connector and cut back both pipes.. dip the ends in hot water before fixing.
Donā€™t over tighten the jubilee clips.
 

Minxy Girl

LIFE MEMBER
Aug 22, 2007
19,580
20,074
E Yorks
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149
MH
Globecar Campscout
Exp
Since 1996
Had similar in a previous camper, the jubilee clip wasn't holding the pipe totally tight up and letting a little bit of water through, I fitted a second clip lower down and together they did the job.
 
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Busman
Jul 25, 2013
1,489
3,039
Wirral
Funster No
27,120
MH
Esterel
Exp
A few years
Update temp fix sorted
Used the self amalgamating tape which has worked well up to now but also nipped Into a plumb centre who knocked up a stop end if needed.
Pic 1 the leak area
Pic 2 reserve temp fix
Thanks again for suggestions
 

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