What is this part?

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  1. May 26, 2015 #1

    Pete_K

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    Found the part in the picture frozen open when we opened our cabin. The metal strap was my attempt at a temporary repair so we had water for the weekend.

    We can't figure out what this is used for. It had an adjustable piston like thing and springs on the inside. It has a cold and hot water feed and one output. We put it back without the guts and everything in the house appears to be working normally, except the two toilets now fill with warm water.

    Anyone know what the purpose of it is, and where I might be able to find a replacement?

    Thanks for your help.

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  2. May 27, 2015 #2

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    Looks like a Anti-Sweat Valve to keep the toilet tank from condensating. Have valve replaced to prevent any condensation issues or possible toilet damage from hot water.
     
  3. May 27, 2015 #3

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    Thanks for the info and the quick reply. I never knew something like that existed. Makes sense now. Thanks again.
     

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