flexi oil line

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  1. ringy1

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    my flexi oil line to my burner is leaking oil but when i went to change it the nut that is connecting into the oil pump wont budge its seized up and i dont want to dog it to much as im wearing away the nut edges and im afraid of doing dammage. does anyone have any tips to opening it thanks
     
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    small pump pliers
     
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    Never had this and i have changed loads of them?
    Sure you not turning the wrong way and doing it up if not get some
    a spanner the correct size instead of the adjustable as it needs to be
    a good expensive make eg barco

    good luck
     
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    Chris R would say use a crows foot spanner.

    A cheap and too large adjustable is going to spoil the nut.

    A bodge with a cheap adjustable if you really dont have any alternative is to tighten the thumb screw with water pump pliars.

    Another bodge is to use a very small stilson.

    Both are bodges and no substitute for proper tools but in an emergency might effect the repair.

    Tony
     
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    mole grips, ffs.
     
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    quite agree about using a good quality spanner, but if the damage is now done surely a pair of footprints will loosen it.
     
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    You need to get out more. :LOL:
     
  11. ringy1

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    Got it off. The nut was worn so spanners where useless so i locked on a vice grips and turned the grips with a adjustable spanner.
     
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    Why :?:

    Nut already fu**ed :rolleyes:

    Hes trying to take the hose off :?:

    In your dreams, its a domestic oil pump ffs :rolleyes:

    The hose is leaking, might you not call that an emergency Tony.
    As far as boging the fitting, who cares, 'coz he will be fitting a new hose complete with shiny new unions.

    You do talk a lot of carp these days Tony :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
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