Please help - can't loosen nut

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  1. Sadie

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    I am trying to replace the twisted flexi hose and inlet pipe on my toilet cistern but I can't loosen the connection between the fixed pipe and the old flexi.

    I know you turn to the left to loosen - but the tiny amount I have been able to move it just seems to be tighter! I am looking down along the flexi towards the fixed pipe turning to the left, is that correct?

    I'm not blonde, honest, just a desperate redhead.
     
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    Counter clockwise to undo.
     
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    Don't forget you need spanner on both, or you may damage the fixed pipe.

    Blonde check -----It is a compression fitting with nuts and not push fit?
     
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    Thanks guys, finally did it!
     
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    Loss adjuster on standby. :LOL:
     
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    Ha, ye of little faith.

    A whole day later, perfectly working toilet with new flexi pipe and valve - and not a drop of water leaked !!!!

    (thanks to a bit of help/moral support from you guys....)
     
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    I've got some nuts that nead releasing! :D
     
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    Without being terriby obvious..... ;) That`s how kevplumb got started you minx... :rolleyes: excuse all.. we don`t get out much... ;)
     
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    That`s Kev, up above me and him are Bezzies bonny lad.Why aye man. ;)
     
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