How to plug this hose leak?


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Old 10-15-13, 05:31 PM
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How to plug this hose leak?

I have a very old AC unit in my home. Some of my hallway flooring has gradually been warping, and now I see that there is a crack in a hose coming from my AC unit which is letting water onto the floor in the hallway under the wood.
This particular hose goes through the wall, into some sort of rubberized insulation, and even into the foundation it looks like. Dear God I don't want to figure out how to replace the whole thing. What can I use to seal this leak? It doesn't seem highly pressurized. Here's a pic.

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Any help would be greatly appreciated. I don't have money to call someone in at this time.
 
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Old 10-15-13, 05:56 PM
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That pipe would have had to freeze to split like that.
Going to have to cut it off below that point, add a hose coupling and a new piece of pipe.
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Old 10-15-13, 07:54 PM
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Its actually not a pipe but a thin rubber hose. That's the problem. How do you replace a rubber hose partially?
 
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Old 10-15-13, 08:08 PM
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It looks like the hose was stretched when put on the connector.

You would probably need to take a small piece of that hose to the store and pickup a short piece and a plastic or brass splice connector.
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Old 10-16-13, 04:35 AM
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Well I cut a piece off and indeed it is a pipe. Like black pvc material. Anyway I guess the same logoc applies. Splice with a connector
 
 

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