bfp backflow preventer is constantly leaking water


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Old 11-14-10, 11:33 AM
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bfp backflow preventer is constantly leaking water

i have a acme bdf backflow preventer constantly leaking water from the vent port.

what would cause the backflow preventer to leak from the vent constantly .

here is a link for my backflow preventer.
BFP Backflow Preventer With Intermediate Atmospheric Vent | Cash Acme
 
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Old 11-14-10, 12:03 PM
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Here is info from Watts that discusses possible reasons for leakage out the vent: http://www.watts.com/pdf/1910237.pdf

Not sure if they are available for your brand, but Watts sells a repair kit for their 9D model.
 
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Old 11-29-10, 05:03 AM
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i replaced the backflow preventer with a new one
 
 

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