1. #1
    So there is massive puddle in front of our washing machine, great it’s what 3 months old?

    So I pull it out, grab a towel and dry everything off, can’t see anything leaking from under the machine, “alright at tha back?” nope splashes all over the back of the machine...humm...

    So, while drying it off I get squirted in the face by a rusty screw living in the below.

    My question is does anyone know what that rusty screw/hole is there for in the first place? The only purpose I can see it having is stopping the closer from fully closing or locking it when fully closed, but why though?

    Luckily I’ve got quite a decent selection of stainless, a quick hack saw got me the length I needed and I also had an O Ring the right size...Few...She’s no longer wet...

    But what’s it for???

    .me
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  2. #2
    May be an air bleed to allow the T adapter to start to syphon off the water?

  3. #3
    Quote Originally Posted by richie00boy View Post
    May be an air bleed to allow the T adapter to start to syphon off the water?
    Yea i guess it could be, or is it ? Its an outside Tap Kit from B'n'Q for anyone that dosnt know.
    .Me

  4. May have been a pressure relief at one time but other that that or a bleed valve no idea.

    Michael

  5. #5
    Quote Originally Posted by Lee Roberts View Post
    Yea i guess it could be, or is it ? Its an outside Tap Kit from B'n'Q for anyone that dosnt know.

    I was just talking to a workmate two days ago who bought one of those for his outside tap. He screwed it into the copper pipe and it sealed up great - only problem was, when he opened the tap, gas came out!

  6. #6
    Lol! Did he turn off the 'water' when he was fixing the tap in?

  7. #7
    Drain screw to remove water so that it dont freeze up in winter.

  8. Quote Originally Posted by Web Goblin View Post
    Drain screw to remove water so that it dont freeze up in winter.
    Prize to that man... correct answer. Or air vent to allow water to drain if the outside tap is below the take-off point as mine is. Not that I usually bother though I did last winter when it actually got cold enough to freeze the hot water pipe in the wall!

  9. #9
    Quote Originally Posted by Web Goblin View Post
    Drain screw to remove water so that it dont freeze up in winter.
    Yea also my thinking, cant be for anything else.
    .Me

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