Leaking joint

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by nhoratiu, Apr 20, 2009.

  1. nhoratiu

    nhoratiu New Member

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    Hey everyone!
    I have this going on in my house (see attached). I have no idea what kind of pipe or what kind of joint that is...I'm a student here...but I would really like to fix this. Can someone please help?

    Thank you very much :)

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  2. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    It is PEX and the plastic fitting has cracked.

    You can use a Sharkbite couping to fix this.
  3. kingsotall

    kingsotall Plunger/TurdPuncher

    That crud gives PEX a bad name. I say down with inferior PEX and fittings. :mad:
  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    Pex

    quote; That crud gives PEX a bad name.

    Is that like saying Dillinger gave the mafia a bad name?
  5. kingsotall

    kingsotall Plunger/TurdPuncher

    No, like saying Martin F. gives tools a bad name. :)
  6. nhoratiu

    nhoratiu New Member

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    Thanks!

    Fixed :)
    Thank you so so much guys!
  7. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

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    How did you fix it?
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