Re: Water softener leaking from the top
First I have sent you an e-mail you can reply to it and attach your pictures and I will post them for you.
One note, by-passing the unit still leaves it pressurized so it will leak until the pressure is relieved. If it is a small leak that could take a while. If you know the make and model of the unit you can search the web for parts or check with the local supplier who may or may not be willing to sell parts.
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