How To Fix A Copper Pipe Leak At The Joint?

How do you fix a leaking copper solder joint?

Apply soldering flux around the whole joint and apply heat with a torch until the old solder melts.

Add new solder until a shiny ring of solder shows all around the joint.

Let the pipe cool for five minutes, then turn the water back on and cross your fingers that you stopped the leak.

How do you fix a leaking pipe joint?

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How do you fix a copper pipe leak without a joint solder?

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Can you Resolder a copper joint?

Just heat the joint up with your torch, once the solder starts to melt use Channel locks to pull the fittings apart. Once the joint is apart, wipe as much old solder off as you can with a rag. Clean, Flux, solder. You should not be applying flux to joints you are not working on, take each joint one at a time.