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Old 11-21-2012, 04:12 AM   #5
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Originally Posted by spafxer View Post
Most pressure switches I've dealt with were 1/8" National Pipe Thread.. which is a tapered thread seal...

Maybe you're onto why the leaks occur? This has a straight thread with a crush washer?


Yes your right, lots of senders are NPT but this is a parallel thread and uses a crush washer.
Ive only ever seen one documented failure but because a genuine replacement was so cheap I thought it was a smart thing to do. I know this probably means that the new one will probably let me down one day in the most inconvenient place.
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