I have an above ground Wilkins 3/4 inch Pressure Vacuum Breaker 420.
The black cap on top is loose and has fallen off. The exposed area is
quite wet. There's evidence of some dripping on the ground below, but
no active dripping. I wonder if anyone can help me answer these
1. Is this something that I should have inspected? By what kind of
professional, and how often? Cost?
2. Can I easily replace the PVB myself? (special tools?)
On 12 Apr 2007 23:21:52 -0700, email@example.com wrote:
Mine might be the same model. It froze this Winter and damaged the
top; causing a leak . It cost me about $60.00 to purchase. An
adjustable wrench and a pipe wrench was all I used to replace it.
Maybe 15 minutes of work.
The instructions did state to follow code and use a licensed person to
install it. You don't see that notice until you are home and about to
install the valve.
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