(Cooktop) Gas Leak


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Old 10-16-05, 12:15 PM
tsampsel
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(Cooktop) Gas Leak

I've detected a small gas leak (soap bubble test) where the gas line connects to the gas regulator of my cooktop (natural gas). Are the threads reversed like in a propane tank? I don't want to tighten the wrong way.

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Old 10-16-05, 08:00 PM
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No-- conventional threads (NPT) Do not use teflon on the adapter fitting into reg. To easy to overtighten & crack reg, causing even bigger leak. Use pipe dope ie Rector Seal #5 or any joint compound rated for nat gas
 
 

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