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I’m currently on a small vacation with my family and noticed the water pump cycling on and off periodically during the night. This morning I looked under the bus and noticed water under the side bathroom area. I opened the access panel under the sink and spotted a leaking elbow in the plastic water supply lines. My question is this: where do I find a replacement elbow? My coach is a 1984 and I was surprised it wasn’t copper. Did they use PEX in 1984? As usual, thanks to all the helpful folks on this wonderful forum.
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Here is a picture of the elbow. I’m assuming it’s PEX?
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it looks like pex to me,and we buy pex at home depots and Lowes on the east side of the country.
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Jim,

I see a part number on the elbow, but cannot make out the number by the picture provided. you should be able to get it at a big box store or ACE.
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I’ve never heard of PVC water supply lines other than for sprinkler systems. Assuming it’s not PEX, where would I find a replacement elbow? Are they glued in place? Thanks again folks.
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its not like any PVC i have seen,PVC does not use crimped rings,its glued together.
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I remember a gray PVC we used here in Texas, but I wanna say flexible. Very similar to PEX. I have a buddy that does plumbing. I am going to give him a call after work. Hopefully he can help.
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Thanks Randy and Chris. It’s a flexible tubing and if it’s a standard size (1/2”) I should be able to use a Shark Bite push on elbow....I hope. I’ve sweated a lot of copper, but this is my first experience with flex tubing. Can’t say I’m that impressed.
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Let me know how it works out. I have used Shark Bite for several applications. Great product. It's expensive, but quick.
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I bought a new boat in 1989 that had semi flexible pvc water lines. Looked very much like the pic. Had hard plastic elbows that were crimped on. Could be what this is.
Long time ago for an old fart like me to remember exactly but it wasn't pex.
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