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Old 08-23-2009, 03:44 AM   #1
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I took one of my Perlick faucets apart to clean. Upon reassembly, the faucet has a slow drip. I tightened up the top piece that the threaded piece for the tap handle goes into. It still drips. I don't want to over tighten that piece that I already tightened. Is that my problem? Any other suggestions?
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Old 08-23-2009, 10:00 PM   #2
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Sounds like you put the seal in backwards. The round part that actually makes the seal (and connects to the tap handle) has a specific orientation. If you put it in backwards it will not be able to make a full seal. Try taking it apart and flipping it around, you should be able to make a good seal after that.

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You could also try putting a little bit of keg lube on the seals.

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