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leak on cold water inlet on washing machine

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southeastastra Tue 15-Jul-08 17:50:51

i can't turn it anymore? anything i can bung on it.

lalalonglegs Tue 15-Jul-08 19:34:45

Is it cross threaded? Try taking it off and putting it on again with a smear of vaseline. Otherwise, if very small leak, bind it up with plumber's tape until someone can fix it (nb, this is v short term solution).

southeastastra Tue 15-Jul-08 19:54:40

i found some plumbers tape and used that.

i noticed that the blokes that installed the machine last week didn't change the hose and used the one already on there hmm paid for that service too

lalalonglegs Wed 16-Jul-08 08:09:55

Jesus, if it's leaking a week after it has been professionally installed, I'd get them back out again. Hope the tape does the job in the meantime.

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