View Full Version : leaking compression fittings on supply valves

10-08-2005, 11:23 AM
This morning I discovered, unfortunately not until considerable water had collected, that the fitting downstream of the push-pull type supply valves to my dishwasher and sink hot water. Constant little dripping from this crimp, compression-type fitting, integral to the supply tubing. (Sorry, I don't know the correct terms.)

How do I fix this? Can I simply squeeze harder on these fittings? Do I have to buy new valves? (How are these attached to the copper supply lines?)

Many thanks in advance.

- Mark

10-08-2005, 11:26 AM

Could you take a digital picture and post it?
max size should be 400 pixels.

10-08-2005, 01:03 PM
They slide on and are held by "teeth" about the only way to remove them is to pull them while twisting them.