Can i service stem which appears to be source of leak in watts ball valve?

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  1. Dentalplumb

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  4. Terry

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    If you pull the handle, you may find something like a bonnet nut that can be snugged.
     
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    If you have the correct size, "ignition open end wrench" it will fit under the handle so you can tighten the packing nut. If not remove the handle and tighten the nut.
     
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