Drip irrigation leaking

Old 04-15-17, 05:40 PM
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Drip irrigation leaking


I am getting my drip irrigation system (simple 2 zone) back up and running for the season and the system seems to be leaking in a place that is a new leak to me! It is leaking below the regulator and adaptor - where the system connects to the drip tube (not the distribution tube). I think I used the correct terms there . In the picture the leak is happening in between the silver fastener and the gold valve(?).

I can't seem to figure out what to do so any help would be much appreciated!


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If the silver fastener = the hose clamp & the gold valve = the threaded connector, I would think that you need to tighten the clamp.
Old 04-16-17, 04:35 AM
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You will need to re do the joint if tighting the clamp does not fix.

Try heating up the hose before installing, I use ay propane torch to warm up the pipe, slip on, then clamp while warm.

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