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I have a shower faucet "mixet" temperature handle that I can't remove. I have have the screw out but the knob won't come off. How do I get it off with out breaking, or pulling apart the pipes?

If it were plastic I'd just break it off. But it's metal and costs like $25.

  • Have you tried Penetrating oil? – Tester101 Jan 24 '12 at 17:35
  • Got an image to post? That "may" help us determine what you are talking about. – ShoeMaker May 2 '12 at 0:08
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With things like that, I've found that putting a plastic bag full of white vinegar, warmed up a little is even better, will dissolve various crud and free it up. Seal it up with tape or a rubber band and leave it for a few hours or over night.

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