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To be honest I haven't seen one like this but the simplest solution would be to turn off the water to it, should be a valve under the sink and remove the valve stem. The first hex nut above the large thread, turn counter clockwise, once out take it to a plumbing supply to match it with a replacement new one and install it to get things working again.


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So it doesn't keep leaking indefinitely I assume, or you wouldn't know that it doesn't leak after using the tub because it would always be leaking continuously. My assumption is that because your faucet is much lower than the shower-head, the water left in the pipe that leads to the shower-head is slowly dripping out after you turn off the shower. Mine does ...


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Two options: Find a screw that does fit the thread. You have the screw that holds the handle on, right? Take that screw to the hardware store and buy one that is threaded the same and 3-4 inches long. You can then drill a hole in a 2x4 for the screw (you'll probably need a washer) and use that 2x4 to pull the stem out. Forget about changing the cartridge. ...


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If a new gasket doesn't clear up a drip, the valve seat may need to be resurfaced or replaced. The big box stores have replacement seats and the wrench to do it, and may have the tool to resurface. If the correct replacement seat is available, that's the way to go IMO.


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Those black particles appear to be from an activated carbon filter that is probably failing. Check your house for one of the filter housings to see if one of these filters is present. If it is activated charcoal particles, it says they are non-toxic and food safe according to the Brita website. Since you are only seeing it on the kitchen faucet, the filter ...


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I had a loss of pressure problem with mine and I took the spray head off - just twisted it off from the hose. Soaked the spray head overnight in vinegar/water solution. It helped but it still wasn't "normal". I took the head apart - couldn't find my tool so I used the tips of an adjustable wrench - and cleaned it again with vinegar/water and also dish soap. ...


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You're looking at a nut. That ring threads onto the nipple. It may not have been installed correctly. It's intended to be used as a clamp base, with the screws you removed tightening against the upper ring. Partially reinstall the screws and use them to help turn the nut. Spray it with some penetrating oil or WD-40 to help loosen it. You could also ...



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