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BALL-TYPE FAUCET REPAIR 

  • Shut off water supply valves then drain lines by turning faucet on.
  • Use an allen wrench to loosen the set screw holding the handle in place and remove handle.
  • Loosen and remove the adjusting ring by using the special wrench provided in the repair kit.
  • To remove cap, use pliers and turn counterclockwise. Protect cap finish with cloth.
  • Remove spout assembly.
  • Remove cam assembly by pulling up on ball shaft. You may need to use pliers.
  • Removing seats and springs is best done by inserting a pencil or sharp tool into the seat assembly and gently lifting it out. Check and clean inlet ports before replacing seats and springs.
  • To replace “O” rings on body, use a sharp tool to pry away from body. Roll new correct size “O” ring into place.
  • When reassembling, be sure to align slot in ball with pin in body and key on cam with slot in body.
  • Hand-tighten the cap, then screw adjusting ring into place with special wrench and replace handle. Turn on water and check for leaks. If necessary, further tighten adjusting ring.

CARTRIDGE-TYPE FAUCET REPAIR

  • Shut off water supply valves then drain lines by turning faucet on.
  • Pry off decorative cover and remove screw cap.
  • Pull spout assembly off.
  • Pull retainer clip from its slot.
  • Using pliers, lift cartridge out of body. Note position of cartridge ears so that when replacing, they are in identical position.
  • Remove “O” rings by prying away from body and rolling new ones into place, or replace entire cartridge.
  • Reverse procedure for reassembly.

DISC-TYPE FAUCET REPAIR

  • Shut off water supply valves and drain lines by turning faucet on.
  • Lift handle up as far as possible and loosen set screw.
  • Lift handle off and unscrew cap.
  • Loosen screws holding ceramic disc cartridge in body and lift cartridge out.
  • On underside of cartridge are the set of seals that should be replaced. Check and clean inlet ports.
  • Reassemble by reversing above procedure, being sure cartridge holes align with inlet ports.

STEM-TYPE FAUCET REPAIR

  • Shut off water supply valves then drain lines by turning both faucet handles on.
  • Pry off decorative cap on handle and remove screw holding handle.
  • Gently pry off handle with a screwdriver or use a faucet handle puller.
  • Use pliers or wrench to remove stem locknut/bonnet.
  • Depending on style of faucet, either unscrew stem or lift up to remove stem cartridge from faucet body.
  • To replace stem washer, remove brass screw (fig.3) and replace washer.