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How to fix leaking Modella kitchen mixer tap?

clivelloyd
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How to fix leaking Modella kitchen mixer tap?

Ive a leaking modella kitchen mixer tap from bottom. Not sure how to fix it

 

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EricL
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Re: How to fix leaking Modella kitchen mixer tap?

Hi @clivelloyd

 

Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community. It's a pleasure to have you join us, and thank you for sharing your question about your leaking kitchen tap.

 

For us to track down the leak, we have to find out where it's coming from. I suggest wiping down the kitchen tap with a dry tea towel making sure to remove all sources of wetness on it and around it, including the benchtop around the tap as well. Observe the tap for a minute and see if it slowly develops a leak anywhere around the outside body. If any water comes outside of the body of the tap it's probably a faulty O-ring. This leak is probably travelling down the body of the tap down the side and under your benchtop.

 

However, if no water comes out and you're still getting a leak under the tap itself, odds are it's coming from the bottom assembly of the tap. The only other source of the leak is when water pools around the bottom flange of the tap and travel past the rubber O-ring seal. I suggest trying to tighten the black plastic locking ring under the tap. 

 

Unfortunately, Mondella doesn't provide spare part O-rings only ceramic tap cartridges. If your tap is still under warranty, I suggest calling the store you purchased it from and inquiring about refunding or exchanging it. Please make sure to bring the kitchen tap and proof of purchase to the store.

 

If you need further assistance, please let us know.

 

Eric

 

 

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Re: How to fix leaking Modella kitchen mixer tap?

Thank you Eric

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