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    • xyz123
    • By xyz123 14th Oct 16, 9:56 PM
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    Shower leak - Any fixes?
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    • 14th Oct 16, 9:56 PM
    Shower leak - Any fixes? 14th Oct 16 at 9:56 PM
    Hi
    we have got a leak from a power shower. It is coming from a metal part of the shower. its in a quite tricky place where there isnt a lot of space.

    some pictures below. Is there anything i can use to seal this? not sure if silicon will work on metal or is there something else more specialised that can be applied in such a place?

    http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b576/lat321/20161014_212946_zpsq1wjkiuo.jpg

    http://i1292.photobucket.com/albums/b576/lat321/shower%20leak_zpsk93xlz4h.jpg

    ta
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    • xyz123
    • By xyz123 15th Oct 16, 7:49 PM
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    Bump. Any thoughts..
    • boliston
    • By boliston 15th Oct 16, 9:03 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 9:03 PM
    Have you tried reversing the hose? (screwing the head end of the hose into the shower socket and screwing the head into the other end?)
    • Wizard of Id
    • By Wizard of Id 15th Oct 16, 9:08 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 9:08 PM
    Hard to tell from the photo where the actual leak is but I would suggest super glue, it worked for me on my kitchen tap and it is quite high pressure going through that.
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    • andyhop
    • By andyhop 15th Oct 16, 9:17 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 9:17 PM
    You need to remove the cover , it's a wall outlet . Remake the joint with PTFE . It's could also be the washer on the hose

    Don't use superglue
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    • Mr.Generous
    • By Mr.Generous 15th Oct 16, 9:24 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 9:24 PM
    turn electric off, take cover off, see where it is leaking. Post a pic showing leaking joint / component and get some proper advise.
    • andyhop
    • By andyhop 15th Oct 16, 9:37 PM
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    • 15th Oct 16, 9:37 PM
    It's not electric . It's a mixer shower
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