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Old 08-26-2012, 12:42 PM   #1
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compression fitting from copper water supply to plastic fitting leaks,why

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Be a little more specific, picture will help. few reasons for compression fittings not sealing.

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Might be due to improper plumping.































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Outside diameter of the two types of pipe can be different if you haven't bought the right fitting. Might consider sweating a copper fitting on, and then using a thread to compression fitting to the PVC if you are stuck on that method.
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Plastic could mean PVC, Quest, Pex, Poly, and a 1/2 dozen others.

By far compression fittings are the most prone to leaking.
Give us some details and there may be a better way.
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