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Old 08-09-2014, 02:52 PM
BillL BillL is offline
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If your NPT thread is leaking, I believe it is 1/8" NPT pipe. A typical tap and die set has this tap in the set. Thread it in and turn maybe 1/8 turn and then see if it seals. EZ turn is a lubricant not a sealant, so go back to #2 permatex or #3 which ever you have on hand. Sometimes a rapid production threading for NPT leaves an axial ridge line where the tap stops and that is where the leak initiates. Especially if it is a single point threading tool. Just honking on it with lubricant might work but it also might break the housing. It IS tapered! So . . . not recommended.

Good luck

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