Leaking P trap

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by JBCole01, Sep 22, 2004.

  1. JBCole01

    JBCole01 New Member

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    I just installed a new 1 1/2 P trap for a bathroom sink and its the type with the adjustable long arm with the securing nut on the top and I cant get it to stop leaking.

    Any Ideas?
     
  2. e-plumber

    e-plumber DIY Senior Member

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    P Trap Leak

    Make sure all the joints have the gaskets properly in place and that they are not torn or defective in any way. Tighten the joints good & tight. Check all the connections by dropping a full load of water down the drain. The leak may actually be from somewhere else, (above) and running down appearing on another fitting.
     
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