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Thread: Leaking Mansfield 700 series sillcock

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    Default Leaking Mansfield 700 series sillcock

    I have a 10 year old house and with a Mansfield 700 frost proof sillcock. When the water is ON, it leaks behind the handle, between the threads where the handle part of the valve screws in. Is there a repair kit for this valve? I can only seem to find one for the 500 series valves.

    Thanks for your help.

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    Tradesman Plumber Kristi's Avatar
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    Jan 2005
    Vancouver, BC


    Do you maybe need to tighten the packing nut that is on the end of the valve, between the handle and valve body? I like to have the water running a bit when I do this kind of tightening, just to take the pressure off the whole thing... I would think you would need replacement parts if it was leaking while the hose bibb is shut off.


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