View Full Version : Leaking Bulkhead

03-17-2014, 10:07 PM
I have a new set up, and can't seem to get my "main drain bulkhead" to seal. The bulkhead is a little loose in the hole, and it seem to leak down the outside threads. Slow drip. Any ideas on how to fix this issue? :question:

03-17-2014, 10:25 PM
did you clean the area the gasket rests against?

i've only ever done hand tight and never a problem. maybe inspect the gasket?

03-18-2014, 12:27 AM
Just to confirm, the rubber gasket is on the water(wet) side of the glass?

Have you tried to tighten using a pair of water pump pliers?

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03-18-2014, 12:35 AM
I think the culprit is a cracked bulkhead. Have gone to a glued in Slip type, as apposed to a thread/thread. fingers crossed.