How to Repair a Copper Pipe with a Pinhole Leak?

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Turn off the water in the area where the leak is. Dry the area thoroughly. Use either electrician's tape or plumbers' epoxy to seal the leak. The tape will be a temporary fix since it isn't water proof while the epoxy is more permanent since it is waterproof.
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1. Turn off the water flow to the area of pipe that has the leak. This may require you to turn off water flow to a section of your home. However, running water may change the effectiveness
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It doesn't sound like you have plumbing experience. What you describes sounds like an end cap with a bad solder joint. Call in a plumber to resolder the cap. It will cost you more
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He Len, when copper is installed, the flux used in soldering is an acid. In hot lines the pasty flux can wash away by the hot water. In cold lines it cant wash away and the flux
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(I'm not sure what you mean by "return piping" but this is how I fix pinhole leaks in copper pipes - other than by properly replacing them of course. Purchase an appropriately
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