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Post by seanroberts037 on Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:38 pm

Hi All,

Just wondering where I can purchase a new fresh water drain tap for my brodway fb, i could book it into the service centre but they are so busy i may as well do it myself, it looks quite straight forward, i have a drip from it even whn it is fully in the off position, annoying as we only bought it in October last year.

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Post by PLOUGHLIN on Mon Apr 24, 2017 4:56 pm

Is it one of these?

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Post by seanroberts037 on Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:02 pm

that's the one

thankyou
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Post by Chinaexplorer on Mon Apr 24, 2017 5:31 pm

I had the same problem and replaced mine. Its easy enough to fit, but it only lasted a year before  starting to leak again! I just put up with the drip now!
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Post by Peter Brown on Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:12 pm

Chinaexplorer wrote:I had the same problem and replaced mine. Its easy enough to fit, but it only lasted a year before  starting to leak again! I just put up with the drip now!

Mine has been replaced several times for various reasons.

The first time was because it was dripping then the second tap started to drip so I Put a cork in it. Next time a the service centre the 3rd was fitted (all under warranty). I found the fitters had transferred the cork to the new tap; when questioning Mark on the subject he mentioned that road dirk getting in the tap causes the drip and that the cork prevented that happening - he was right, I keep a cork in it.

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Post by roli on Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:16 pm

I wouldn't replace with a plastic angled valve.   A metal inline valve will be much better and will also allow quicker draining. Better dealers or online companies will be able to supply
A few years ago there were a number of threads on the subject which Dago one of our members who has a valve company offered advice

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Post by seanroberts037 on Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:19 pm

Is there a link for this particular valve please???
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Post by Guest on Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:26 pm

My Inca came with this fitted, it's a metal washing machine tap.
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Post by Peter Brown on Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:34 pm

I put one of those on my Inca - what reg?

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Post by Guest on Mon Apr 24, 2017 6:45 pm

It's EU**NSE Peter..
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Post by Peter Brown on Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:00 pm

Someone copied my idea then....

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Post by Guest on Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:21 pm

It works a treat...
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Post by seanroberts037 on Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:24 pm

Lea,
How would I fit one if these on my 2016 Broadway?? Any photos please just to give me an idea???
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Post by Guest on Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:40 pm

I'll post a picture later Sean, but the tap has a normal compression fitting one end, a short length of copper tubing is fitted (about 3"), and it's connect to the drain hose/tubing with a small hose clip.
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Post by seanroberts037 on Mon Apr 24, 2017 7:43 pm

Cheers les look forward to the piccie
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Post by Guest on Mon Apr 24, 2017 8:20 pm

Here's a couple of pictures Sean, not fitted the way I described, but you can get an Idea..Fresh water drain tap Tap11
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Post by Starlight on Mon Apr 24, 2017 9:07 pm

Mines leaking from the tank connector.  I understand the tank has to be removed to gain access to the lock nut inside the tank?
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Post by Peter Brown on Tue Apr 25, 2017 12:54 pm

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It may turn out to need that but first, when you get home, I suggest you drain the tank, clear away all existing sealant, clean and then encapsulate the whole joint area on the outside with Sealfix (link above).

It is truly magic stuff, I once used it to seal a ceramic toilet cistern from the inside while it was full of water!

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Post by daisy mae on Tue Apr 25, 2017 2:29 pm

I had two replace by AS, fresh and waste, both have a cap that fits on the end, has strap so that it doesn`t get lost, both are larger bore than originals so quicker to empty.

They will supply only.
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Post by Eltel on Tue Apr 25, 2017 5:21 pm

Yes mine has secured end caps on as well
I'll see we go on.

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Nuevo EK - front of draw came away from 
the draw - Job for when I get home

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