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Waste Pipe Leaking - No Seal?

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

  1. Foresty Forest

    Foresty Forest

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    What should I do here? The 40mm pipe is a bit short, and I'm not sure what's happened to the seal. That's an attempt with some PTFE to create a seal.

    The 40mm pipe is cut just long enough by a couple of mm.

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  2. terryplumb

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    Is there a thread under the PTFE . If so the part that screws onto it should have a rubber seal within. Lower the big plastic nut to reveal it.
     
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    There isn't a thread. As far as I can tell, the nut is meant to just tighten the joint onto the bare pipe (with a seal I presume?). There isn't a seal either - I can't remember if there was one originally?
     
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    I think you may be wrong. Clean off the PTFE and take another look ,show us a pic. If there's no thread ,remove the lower nut off the Pipework and if there is no seal you need to fit one.
     
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