Toilet valve dripping slowly


Old 11-04-17, 01:48 AM
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Toilet valve dripping slowly

1st picture: Valve was completed shut off, but water was dripping slowly.
2nd picture (close up): Supply line was connected and valve was shut off half way.
How should I replace this valve?
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Old 11-04-17, 02:09 AM
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You have to shut the water off to house. Drain water line so the water is below the valve level. Valve is soldered on so you will need a torch to heat valve and remove old valve. Clean pipe of old solder. with sand paper. You can replace valve with a shark bite or another soldered on valve. Get a 1/4 turn shut off valve.
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