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My faucet handle has a plastic "lid" on the tip and I cannot remove it. I have tried prying it out, but I'm scared I will damage the plastic. Please help!!

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  • Flat blade object, screwdriver, tweezers, butter knife.
    – Jeff Cates
    Feb 25 '17 at 6:36
  • It may be threaded hard to see in the photo. A pair of needle nose pliers open and used like a spanner wrench may help unscrew it.
    – Ed Beal
    Feb 25 '17 at 15:57
  • A decent photo would be very much appreciated.
    – isherwood
    Feb 25 '17 at 16:27
  • Your title and text say faucet handle but your photo shows a plastic object in your faucet spout. Please clarify. Feb 26 '17 at 16:35
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It will pry out, you will need a razor knife with a heavy duty blade to start the gap to finish prying it out.

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A Thin bladed regular (flat blade) screw driver will pry it out - some of them have a good pry spot - search around the side of the lid for a small indention under the top of the lid. Place the screw driver there and then pry.

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