Cant get backwash valve unthreaded

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Cant get backwash valve unthreaded

Postby SDunn1 » Mon 18 May, 2009 23:14

i have a hayward s-160t filter and the backwash leaks and the old owner had put a hayward ball valve on it and the valve has cracked now so i need to replace it but i am unable to get the old one unthreaded from the multi-port due to some blue thread sealant. so i am wondering if anyone would have any tips on how to remove that part would be helpful thanks

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Cant get backwash valve unthreaded

Postby Me... » Tue 19 May, 2009 09:38

If it is thread sealant you just need to get the right tool. There is however blue glue and it would not be the first time I saw someone use glue on a threaded fitting.

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