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catalinamichelle

01:38PM | 09/18/06
Member Since: 09/17/06
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We are replacing our gas stove but cannot undo the coupling at the wall or on the stove. Is there a way to dissolve the pipe thread compound to make this easier?

appliguy

07:58PM | 09/19/06
Member Since: 07/23/04
491 lifetime posts
G'day,

**Is there a way to dissolve the pipe thread compound to make this easier?**

Not that I am aware of....but one of the chaps that I work with uses a little WD40 once in a while.

I usually try to tighten the connection a bit first to help break it free before trying to undo the connection.

jeff.

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http://www.applianceaid.com/

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