Leaking bathtub drain in almost inaccessible location.

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Old 01-26-02, 12:49 PM
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I have a leaking bathtub drain right under the bathtub. The drain is in a horrible location to try and reach.I am able to get my arm through a hole in the wall of the room behind the bathtub, and I have been able to put slip joint pliers on drain connections. I have tightened all connections but the drain continues to drip when the tub is drained.
Is their any product like a stop leak that could be put down the drain, or is their any type of product that could be applied around outside of the pipe that would stop this dripping???
I am on a septic system so I have to be careful not to stop it from working.
Any help on this problem would sure be appreciated.
Jim
 
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Old 01-26-02, 02:32 PM
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In all likelyhood, the drain was installed through the same hole you are trying to repair it through. I wouldn't recommend uny sort of product that claims to seal a leaky pipe, from the inside or from the outside. I would simply replace the washers in the drain, or replace the entire drain.
 
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