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Water leak under the kitchen sink
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February 3, 2020
5:56 pm
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CarterK
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On our last two outings, we’ve noticed a small leak under the kitchen sink.  It appears to be coming from the cold water line where it connects to the kitchen faucet.  I tried wrapping with that “as seen on TV” flexible water stop tape but didn’t help.  

I cannot figure out how the connectors attach and provide a secure seal.  It’s not about water pressure, as we have been at different sites.  Is there a way to replace or re-secure the little metal clamps that hold lines in place??

February 24, 2020
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Update- After searching a few threads here, I was able to remove the plumbing lines under the sink to repair.  This was no small feat- unless you want to buy a remover tool from HD for $35, my solution was to cut the clamp crimps off with a small hacksaw.  Once the main lines were free, the rest were screw nuts to the fixtures (sink/outdoor shower). 

One thing I noticed is that both waterlines (hot/cold) were labeled by the manufacturer as cold water lines with the blue stripe.  Should one of these be hot water rated? (We bought resale, so not a Retro warranty thing).

Any help?

April 5, 2020
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carter K – did you replace the crimped connections with a screw hose clamp ? mine is leaking at the faucet 

April 6, 2020
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Yes – I used hose clamps on all connections.  It’s a tight squeeze to get to the faucet connections, but it is holding.  I also wrapped all connections with water leak tape before putting clamps on.  So far no leaks.

April 7, 2020
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thank you I will do the same happy towing

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