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Old 10-12-2010, 03:45 PM   #1
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Teflon tape and water heater connections

I was just getting ready to hook up the water lines to the hot water heater and realized I better check before making a mistake.

This is a brand new Atwood water heater and I am ready to screw the plastic fittings into the metal fittings on the water heater. The question is should I use teflon tape with the plastic fittings or just screw the fittings in and be done with it?



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Old 10-12-2010, 04:41 PM   #3
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Use the tape or it will leak. Will leak with tape if you don't get it tight.
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