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Shower Leaking out of elbow

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Brooksc08

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How would i go about fixing my shower head thats leaking out of the "elbow" that i barely have access to? I did not install this shower myself so I dont know much.



 

Redwood

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Is it leaking from where the shower arm screws into the drop ear elbow in the wall?

If so unscrew the shower arm and wrap the threads with teflon tape apply a little teflon paste and thread it in until tight. It shouldn't leak.

Inspect the threads on the end of the shower arm to make sure they haven't been damaged.
 
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If you hold onto the shower head, that should give you enough leverage to unthread the shower arm.

Sometimes the arm will crack, but most of the time, a bit of tape and dope, and rethreading will do.

You're a little too young to smoke aren't you?
 
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