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Snapped filling loop tap

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by Gilthoras, 22 Oct 2021.

  1. Gilthoras

    Gilthoras

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    Hi all. One of the filling loop taps has snapped off. I think the main black one is still attached, but an additional blue one has come away. Wondering what I should do? Should I be replacing the filling loop or can I get away with just tightening the additional valve tap by hand? The appears to be a little screw that turns...

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  2. Mottie

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    Get a pair of pliers/grips on it. (y)
     
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    You can operate the valve spindle with a spanner. The screw only holds the plastic handle in place.
     
  5. RayCaister

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    It is just a plastic handle to provide leverage, they snap off all the time. As said just use pliers when you need to turn it off/on.
     
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    Rather than pliers I'd suggest a spanner (fixed or adjustable) as pliers might end up rounding the valve off if you're not careful.
     
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