undoing Pex pipe fittings

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  1. drummertom

    drummertom New Member

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    :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

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    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
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    Cass Plumber

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