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Repair a leaking faucet by turning off the water and removing the handle and packing nut and stem. Remove the retaining screw on the bottom of the stem and the washer. Replace the washer with a new exact match, and rever... More »

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To repair your Delta bathroom faucet, identify the issue; then, purchase and install replacement parts to fix the problem. Before you begin, determine your faucet type to find the right troubleshooting guide. Delta bathr... More »

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Fixing a leaking shower faucet involves dismantling the faucet; replacing faulty parts such as the faucet washer, valve stem and valve stem seat; and reassembling the faucet. Be sure to disconnect the water supply to the... More »

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To repair a leaky faucet, remove the faucet's handle knobs, unscrew the packing nut, and take the stem out of the faucet. Locate the O-ring and the washer in the valve seat, and examine them. These are the parts that usu... More »

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Fix a leaking kitchen faucet by turning off the water supply, removing decorative trim and handles, and loosening the packing nut. Remove the faucet stem, and replace any worn O-rings or compression washers before reasse... More »

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To fix a leaky outdoor faucet, turn off the water supply, unscrew the faucet handle and spigot, check if the washer lays properly in the spigot, and replace any damaged spigot washer, valve system washer or the valve ste... More »

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Fix an outdoor faucet that leaks around the handle by tightening the packing nut located behind the handle. For faucets that leak through the spout, or if tightening the nut does not stop a handle leak, remove the valve ... More »

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