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Old 11-07-2021, 12:41 PM   #301
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So the ABS and PVC threaded male and female adapters that are sold at your local building supply stores are straight threads? I’m guessing that the NPT designation indicates a tapered thread?
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Old 11-07-2021, 12:45 PM   #302
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How do you tell which fitting you have?
I'm reasonably certain that the female tank fitting is tapered, and ETI is sticking a straight threaded male fitting into it. But if you take the joint apart (which you probably can't do without cutting pipe, so you're not going to do this just to find out), you can measure and check.

The male straight threaded fitting intended for a slip joint will be tapered inside the end where the missing sealing ring is supposed to go; a male tapered thread fitting will have a plain end.
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Old 03-27-2022, 06:01 PM   #303
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I too have the same leak under the sink in 2019 5.0 while under warranty. I too contacted ETI and was told the same, take it to an RV repair shop... After talking with Destin he supplied me with a detail sheet so I could do it myself and be on my way, but the following season the same thing. My thinking is that something is moving and the other component is remaining still, so I disassembled the repair thinking it failed but no, now it looks as though the female collar is leaking! I don't know if this issue would prompt a recall but I feel ETI should follow up on these occurrences.
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Old 03-27-2022, 06:43 PM   #304
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Donít hold your breath about a recall with the new management.

They are allowing stoves to blow up and burn people without sending out any warning.
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I too have the same leak under the sink in 2019 5.0 while under warranty. I too contacted ETI and was told the same, take it to an RV repair shop... After talking with Destin he supplied me with a detail sheet so I could do it myself and be on my way, but the following season the same thing. My thinking is that something is moving and the other component is remaining still, so I disassembled the repair thinking it failed but no, now it looks as though the female collar is leaking! I don't know if this issue would prompt a recall but I feel ETI should follow up on these occurrences.
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