Water pik broken.. repair not possible (?)

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This is my Water Pik, a dental cleaning device. It stopped pumping water out of the nozzle, and water was leaking out from underneath. I took it apart and found that this joint was snapped off. I don’t see how I could repair it. I have considered glue, and perhaps even a slurry of ABS and acetone, if the plastic is ABS. But both options would be difficult to work with and ensure a good seal. I think I have to throw it out. But if I buy another one, I will re-enforce the joint with some hot-melt glue so that the glue takes the strain instead of the plumbing joint.

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