Leak in main line..

Old 07-17-01, 04:53 AM
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I have a leak in the joint between the 3/4" main shutoff valve for the house (not the valve before the meter) and the 3/4" CPVC above it. This is a copper to cpvc "screw" joint with a rubber gasket. i've replaced the gasket but it hasn't helped. I haven't seen any noticable problems with rest of the pipe. any suggestions?
Old 07-17-01, 09:08 AM
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Cut off the water at the Main and wrap 2-3 flat wraps of teflon tape around the male threads CLOCKWISE ONLY, and tighten it back together. Should seal it.
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