Help: Leaking Drain Pipe On Side Of Furnace


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Old 09-20-13, 06:12 PM
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Help: Leaking Drain Pipe On Side Of Furnace

I'm far from a heating pro and have a question. I found the pvc drain pipe leaking right where it connects to the furnace (see pic). My furnace is an American Standard Freedom 80 installed in May of 2000.

The leaking point is the plug just right of where my drain pipe comes out of my furnace. I'm not sure if it's a plug or not, it's just what it looks like.

Do I need to just buy a new one and install it or is it something more complex???

Thanks,

Jed
 
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Old 09-21-13, 01:05 AM
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Remove the plug, clean the threads, inside and outside, with an old toothbrush (or a new one if your dentist gives them away) and then smear some Teflon thread paste on the threads and replace.
 
 

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