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Old 03-14-2010, 02:14 PM   #1
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replacing toilet cut off valve

i am replacing my toilet cut off valve which seems to screw to the copper pipe but when i unscrew it it just spins. ive tried pulling it off but it wont budge.


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Old 03-14-2010, 05:21 PM   #2
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There are a variety of shut off valves for this application. Post a decent picture and we can instruct you a little easier.


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It sounds like a compression fitting valve. Hold the nut and unscrew the valve. You can't get the nut off without cutting the pipe, but you can probably reuse the nut on a new compression valve.
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I always do what Just Bill said. Re-use the existing nut and ferrule (brass ring that actually does the sealing) with a new compression fitting valve.
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