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Old 10-28-2016, 01:53 PM   #1
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Leaking sink water taps

I have a Salem 32BHD 2015. I have leaking water taps under the kitchen sink. Space behind the sink is so small I cannot get a purchase on the plastic joints to tighten it up. Cannot take them off to put tape etc. on them. Is there a special tool for this. Any ideas

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Old 10-29-2016, 09:23 AM   #2
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I had a similar problem. I could only get my hand in to tighten the fitting. I had the RV a the dealer and informed them of the problem. The fixed it for me. I think they loosened the fitting that holds the faucet on top of the sink and pulled everything up to work on it. I'm only saying this because I noticed the faucet was a little loose and I hand tightened the fitting.


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Old 10-29-2016, 09:56 AM   #3
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The plastic fittings are designed to be tightened by hand, overnighting can cause a leak as well is misalignment. If you can get at it loosen up everything make sure it is aligned and then tighten by hand and test. good luck let us know what fixes the problem
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Old 10-31-2016, 11:17 AM   #4
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They make basin wrenches to fit in those tight spaces. Just be careful when tightening them, not to overdo it.

Most big box stores keep them in stock.
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Basin wrenches are the bomb!
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Old 10-31-2016, 01:58 PM   #6
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You need to get two new rubber seals. Use a rag to help you unscrew them. Put new rubber seals in and hand tighten. If you start using something to help you tighten, you will break something. This is plastic you are working with. I have had the same problem you are experiencing. The seals get old and hard. New seals and a little patience, you will solve your problem.
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Old 11-02-2016, 08:22 PM   #7
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I had a similar situation where I wanted to change out my faucet in my TT but could not get to the fittings way in the back under the corner kitchen sink. My dad gave me a very large flat head screwdriver and a hammer and told me to gently tap whatever the ring that tightens everything up from the underside until it loosened. It worked. I put the new faucet on and tightened everything the same way, without over tightening. Mine had been way overtightened as well but with some patience and a really long screwdriver, I was able to loosen the fittings and switch things out myself.

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