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PostPosted: Mon Oct 23, 2017 9:24 am 
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hi
we have Ideal Logic+
there is a slight leak (about a pint a week) from one of the pipes connected to the boiler
downloaded manual: http://www.freeboilermanuals.com/assets/pdf/ideal/204978.pdf
on page 34, section 37, identified that the leak comes from DHW outlet
there is quite a bit of residue on the nut and the pipe, also cabinets underneath are rotten - i think it was leaking for years.

i would just undo the nut, clean the thread, put some tape around it and screw back on.
is this the way to do it??
is the pipe pressurized? if it is, do i shut the mains or should there be an isolation valve somewhere?

thank you in advance!
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Turn off cold mains inlet under the boiler.

Open a hot tap lower than the boiler and leave it open.

Undo nut on hot water pipe, replace 1/2" fibre washer and tighten up.

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^ what he said cause will be a damaged washer mostly caused by over tight of nut.

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gas4you wrote:
Turn off cold mains inlet under the boiler.

Open a hot tap lower than the boiler and leave it open.

Undo nut on hot water pipe, replace 1/2" fibre washer and tighten up.


AND don't let your girlfriend open a mixer tap in the bathroom while you are replacing the washer
LOL, she did just that...
all done, thanks! £70+vat saved :-)



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