Replacing water supply tubing under sink...


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Old 01-20-08, 09:44 PM
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Replacing water supply tubing under sink...

I successfully replaced one kitchen faucet and one bathroom faucet, but on the second bathroom faucet I somehow managed to crack the hot water supply tubing (not sure if that is the correct name). It is the flexible metal tubing that runs friom the shut off valve under the sink to the faucet. I think I can replace it, however I need to some how take off the shut off valve. There is a screw in the center of it, but I am not sure if water will come shooting out of the wall if I try to take it off?? Is it safe to remove this part??
thank-you for your help!
sabrina.
 
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Old 01-21-08, 03:03 AM
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No! You can't remove your stop valve unless you shut off the main water valve to your house (or bathroom branch). Water will come out of there. Do you just need the tube from the valve to the faucet? Why can't you just remove the tube and leave the shut off valve there?
 
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Old 01-21-08, 12:00 PM
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I cannot tell for sure if that tubing is a seperate piece, or if the part that is attached to the valve and the tubing is all one piece.
Here is a photo:
http://www.flickr.com/photos/18646447@N06/2209403915/\
Any help is great! If I can't figure it out I guess I call a plumber! $$$$
 
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Old 01-21-08, 12:49 PM
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How is this tubing attached to your stop valve? I am assuming this photo is from the bottom up, so we can't see that connection. If it is soldered in, then you will have to replace the stop valve and the tubing to the faucet.
 
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Old 01-21-08, 03:45 PM
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Calling the plumber... thanks!

Thank-you for your replies. (It is all one piece, so I am calling a plumber before I screw something up!) THANKS!!!
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