Plastic boiler leaks when hot?

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alfie09
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Plastic boiler leaks when hot?

Post by alfie09 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:24 pm

Hello all

My boiler seems to leak from the element part when boiling. I have tried to tighten it but it’s not helping. It’s only when it reaches boiling point. No signs anything’s not right

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thepatchworkdoll
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Re: Plastic boiler leaks when hot?

Post by thepatchworkdoll » Thu Mar 07, 2019 2:37 pm

Slacken off element. Use PTFE tape and retighten. Bobs your uncle.
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alfie09
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Re: Plastic boiler leaks when hot?

Post by alfie09 » Thu Mar 07, 2019 3:34 pm

Cheers sorted. Let it got for 30-40 mins no leaks now.

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