How To Fix A Leaking Shutoff Valve

2. Loosen the bonnet nut on the leaky shut-off valve with an adjustable wrench. 3. Pull the nut back to expose the valve’s threaded spindle. 4. Wrap Teflon packing around the spindle, then hand-tighten the bonnet nut back into place. 5. Use the wrench to firmly tighten the nut, but don’t over tighten it. 6. Turn the main water-supply valve back on. 7. Now slowly open the repaired shut-off valve, and check to …

29/10/2015  · If your water supply valve is leaking, you may not need to replace it. There’s an easy way to fix it, and you may want to give it a try! Support See Jane Drill by shopping on Amazon through our …

Repairing a leaking shutoff valve doesn’t take a lot of skill. step 1 grip the packing nut behind the shutoff valve’s handle and twist it clockwise about 1/4 turn, using the pliers.

Turn off the house water main before taking apart the toilet shutoff valve. Properly sized replacement washers for the shutoff valve are available from plumbing supply houses and better hardware stores that stock a large inventory of repair parts. If this step doesn’t stop the leak, you’ll need to replace the whole valve.

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16/09/2014  · This Old House plumbing and heating expert richard Trethewey shows how to quickly, easily fix a faulty valve. (See below for a shopping list and tools.) SUBS…