Not too many people are going to be keen on helping someone who
won't turn off the water to make an inspection; that's just
asking for trouble.
: We have a jacuzzi that was installed in the late 80's. There
is some kind
: of little L-shaped chrome standpipe thingy that on the wall
next to it (its
: either a backflow restrictor, so that tub water is not sucked
back into the
: water supply. Or it's an air supply to the jets. Not sure
: This has apparently gotten crudded up a little because we have
: and now if the tub faucet is not completely shut, the chrome
: starts dripping. My question is, when the jacuzzi tub
: completely shut off, is that chrome piping on the wall under
: not, ....such that I can dissassemble, clean, or rebuilt it.
: (I know I can shut off the water supply to the tub, or power
off the well,
: etc, ...but why if I don't have to. And I've been curiious
: pressure question in that chrome piping under "faucet off"