|Posted by e-plumber on January 13, 2004 at 22:03:03:|
|In response to Re: Hard to Reach Leaking Joint|
: I posted before about my leaking shower but I have narrowed it down and now need advice on how to fix my problem.
: I had narrowed down the leak to the shower arm. I thought it would be at the joint where the chrome arm connects to the 1/2" female fitting inside the wall. Upon cutting around the drywall where the stubout comes out of, I see the leak is at the soldered joint between that 1/2" fitting and the copper pipe inside the wall.
: It is very tight, I do have access to the wall behind. But with the backer board the fitting is screwed too... I dont trust my soldering skills.
: What is the way to go about fixing this?? Is soldering the only fix?