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Old 02-17-2021, 08:35 AM   #1
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Leak after freeze in Texas

Hello out there.
I am a new 65 Caravel owner as of November.
I have come down to gulf of Texas, and WOW it froze for the first time in a long time.
I tried all the tricks and was hopeful my pipe were okay, but last eve after things had thawed I was getting water leaking inside.
I am ashamed to say I do not know much. The owner I bought it from was not sure what PEX was, so I did not get much information. If I could find the previous owner to that owner, I could get some better understanding of things since it was renovated by that person.
Anyway, I am providing a pic of where I think the leak is, if anyone has advice? I may be way off but it seems to be right where there is a joint ?
Also someone where I am staying asked if I had turned the water heater off(electric). NO! OMG I am so glad, because it was WARM on the floor. I turned that sucker of really fast.
Again, this is all new, so please be kind...if anyone can advise.

Thank you,
Kerri
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Old 02-17-2021, 10:40 AM   #2
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take photos to hardware store

Looks like you found a leak and it looks like the access is not too bad. Not directly familiar with that fitting, but a plumbing supply should be able to tell you how to remove and replace it. Similar SharkBite fittings have a small tool you can use to remove their fittings - this one may be the same. Might take a couple of trips to get a replacement that fits if you can't accurately measure the outside diameter of the pipes before you go.
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Your fitting is a Sea Tech and most likely the 1/2" pipe size. Replacements can be found at Camping World, on Amazon (search "sea tech fittings"), and RV or Marine stores.

Sea Tech is now AquaLock, owned by Watts. A link to the manufacturer's site:
https://www.watts.com/aqualock-marine
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