Originally Posted by TBlevins
Hey friends, I have been restoring my 1700 over the winter and I am down to the short strokes on the inside. Last night I filled up the water tank to test the pump and all of the connections. Everything works like a charm EXCEPT I have a leak coming from a valve on the outside of the hot water tank (see photo). When I attempted to tighten the valve it just appears to spin in place. Anyone have a similar issue? If so, did you find a fix?
Valve or drain plug. If it is just the drain plug, remove it clean the threads in the tank with a pick or brush and replace the plug with a new one using thread sealant. (Use plastic or brass, steel will rust in.)
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