undoing Pex pipe fittings

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by drummertom, Apr 13, 2006.

  1. drummertom

    drummertom New Member

    Messages:
    2
    :confused: Hi. I just recently bought a motorhome and the PO redid the plumbing with pex pipe. That's all well and good except the water heater is leaking. Is there any way to get the pex fittings loose without destroying them? I don't have the tools to redo the fittings so I am wondering what my options are. Thx for any help!!
    Tom
  2. shark bite fittings

    just cut it off above the heater.....


    then use 2 of those shark bite fittings and switch it to copper

    to the water heater
  3. drummertom

    drummertom New Member

    Messages:
    2
    OK But!!

    Sorry to sound ignorant but what are sharkbite fittings?
  4. http://www.cashacme.com/pdf_sharkbite/spec/SharkBiteWHKitSpec2-3-05.pdf#search='sharkbite%20fittings'


    Probably around $10 a fitting. GOOD LUCK
  5. Cass

    Cass Plumber

    Messages:
    5,980
    Location:
    Ohio
    Where did that cow go?
Similar Threads: undoing pipe
Forum Title Date
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice Lint will be the undoing of me... Apr 12, 2006
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice "undoing" joint in abs plumbing stack? Sep 9, 2004
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice newbie's question on a 1950's ranch repipe Today at 1:33 PM
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice Mixed Repipe - PEX for Hot Water and Copper for Cold Water? Yesterday at 8:08 PM
Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice Prepping a Slip Coupling for Copper Pipe Saturday at 7:53 PM

Share This Page