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How to replace cartridge on Kohler Margaux faucet

The handle on the hot side of my widespread faucet is becoming harder to turn. I'd like to remove the handle cover and change out the cartridge, which I believe to be the reason of my problem. However ...
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How can I remove the stuck casing for this faucet cartridge?

My new house has a leaky bathtub faucet. The previous owner bought a kit and replaced the shower head and the actual spout of the tub, but then it looks like they ran into the same problem I'm having ...
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Locating water supply for hot water

need to replace a tub shower cartridges to hot water side but don't know which yellow to shut off water. outside on condo wall or inside connected to water heater. everything's electric here.
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Identify this kitchen faucet cartridge?

This faucet is quite old, and I need to replace the cartridge, but I don't know the brand. Also is there an interchangeable cartridge?
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How can I identify this old faucet cartridge?

I am attempting to find a replacement for this probably 30-year-old faucet cartridge. The faucet is the two-handle style, and both cartridges have rusted over the years. I was able to free up the left ...
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Grohe shower valve - cartridge replacement, need help identifying replacement part

I have this Grohe shower valve from 2000 and cartridge needs to be replaced. A few places i called, they said they need to know the part number and the number I am seeing on one picture doesn't seem ...
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Cartridge faucet leaks, fixed but only lasts a few days

I keep buying new faucet cartridges for my house. For a few days there is no more leak but within a month it starts leaking again. It does not seem to matter what make or model. I love the old ...
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How to remove this Moen bathroom faucet cartridge?

I have been trying to remove this cartridge. I removed the copper nut and was advised by Moen support to try vinegar and threading a screw in to pull it out, but nothing has worked. I feel like there ...
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Moen 1225 replacement w/ new shower handle

Replaced a 1225 Moen Cartridge along with a new pull out/push in handle. After trying 3 different handles I am still having no success with finishing up this job. The problem is after installing the ...
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Identity Bathroom Sink Faucet Cartridge

Trying to identify what type of cartridge this is to replace it due to a leak. This is the cold water side. No shut-off valve so have to turn the water completely off to take it out. Has a metal plate ...
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Trying to fix a leaky shower. How can I remove this cartridge?

My experience level is novice at best. I've done basic stuff: installing faucets and toilets in my own home while remodeling. If it's just a matter of taking things out and putting new things in, I ...
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Why does my brand new faucet cartridge leak from the handle when turned on?

I recently replaced the ceramic cartridge in my bathroom faucet. However, the new cartridge leaks from the top when the water is turned on. Could anyone advise me on what I might have done wrong/what ...
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How do I unscrew a stuck cartridge from faucet?

how do I unscrew the cartridge for my double faucet? It’s stuck and spraying boiling water and vinegar in it didn’t help. I'm trying to fix a leaky tap (hot water leaks). This seems to be the issue. ...
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What type of tub cold water fill valve is this? I need to replace it due to leakage

I've got a probably 50s-era tub fill valve that leaks substantially from the stem when turned on. The knob is labeled Kohler; what type/model of cartridge should I be looking for?
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Bathroom Faucet Cartridge Identification

I need help identifying a bathroom faucet cartridge with the initials JCFX
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How do I remove this shower handle?

I'm hoping that somebody can help show me how to take apart the this shower leaky faucet (and matching bathroom sink faucets). I didn't find any set screws but I was able to twist off the cap (...
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How to remove ceramic faucet cartridge -single handle, unknown brand

The challenge is figuring out what the metal piece is that is holding the cartridge in place, and how to remove that piece. It doesn't seem to turn or pull out straight using pliers to yank on two of ...
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Unable to access cartridge in Grohe bathroom monobloc mixer tap

Morning all, My Grohe bathroom tap (Allure Brilliant model) is leaking. In trying to get to the internal cartridge to replace it, Ive tried to get to the set screw (please see images below) using ...
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When installing a delta shower cartridge does it matter if the two small holes in the back of cartridges metal plate be vertical or horizontal [closed]

Shower cartridge holes should be horizontal or vertical
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No cold water in shower, cartridge replacement didn't fix it

A couple weeks ago we realized that there is no cold water in one of our showers. When you turn the shower on, it is fully supplied with hot water. When you turn the handle all the way to the cold ...
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How can I find a replacement for my vida shower cartridges? [closed]

I have a vida rain head shower. The cartridge is leaking and the shutoff valves don’t work well either. I need to replace all 3. I can’t find any model number on anything other than 27-42-7L on the ...
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Replace price pfister old shower faucet

My old Price Pfister shower faucet is leaking, so I removed the handle to see what kind of stems they use. I haven't seen this kind of stems anywhere. Does anyone know what part they are?
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Pressure stabilizing cartridge replacement [closed]

I would like to replace the cartridge in my shower faucet handle with a pressure stabilizing one, so that running water in other parts of the house won't spike the temperature in the shower. The ...
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What kind of shower valve cartridge is this?

I am trying to replace the shower trim kit, and am having trouble identifying this shower valve cartridge. What kind of cartridge is this? Assembled Disassembled
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Need help removing sink faucet cartridge!

I need help with two things: Identifying which 3 holes inch faucet setup this is? Most of my house is Moen but this is not. I need to replace the soap dispenser and the spray handle, and cartridge. ...
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tub cartridge stops are failing

My kids have (twice now) managed to crank the handleset so hard that the cartridge (it's a Pfister 9740640) stops fail, allowing the handle to go past the stops. You can still feel the stops, but now ...
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Remove Price Pfister shower cartridge

I'm trying to replace a Price Pfister single handle (avante?) shower valve. I've unscrewed the chrome nut that is on the outside, leaving what I believe to be a washer surrounding the valve stem. But ...
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How do I replace the cartridge lever in my Moen bathroom faucet?

I'm trying to replace the cartridges on this Moen faucet. I removed the cap and the screw but the lever just won't come off. I tried pulling it off on every different angle. It appears the lever is a ...
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How to properly grip a curved cartridge cover on a single-cartridge faucet?

Our kitchen faucet suddenly went down to a slow trickle after making a noise (described by the last user of the sink as a "pop" sound). Other taps in the house work just fine, so we know the ...
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Please help identify this bathroom faucet cartridge

I'm trying to fix a leaky faucet cartridge in my bathroom, but I'm unable to identify what brand it is to order a replacement. Couldn't find a brand name anywhere. Could someone please help me ...
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How can I stop a faucet leak temporarily?

My kitchen faucet is leaking at the faucet head. I believe it’s a cartridge failure. I’ve got the water shut off to the faucet. Are there any temporary fixes to get me by until stores are open?
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Bathroom Faucet Cartridge is Seized. How to remove this?

I have a leaky bathroom faucet (single handle) where I am trying to replace the cartridge. In the process, I broke the cartridge in half as it turns out the cartridge is stuck to the faucet. Does ...
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Remove bathroom faucet cartridge

I watched numerous YouTube DIY videos on this topic and other articles on the web, they all seem to address the simplest case where you expose the cartridge by remove the faucet top, and turn it with ...
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Are shut-off valves for the tub acted via a screw?

I need to substitute the cartridge of my pull-out shower handle that now can only be pushed back in with violent kung-fu moves. The problem is that there isn't any visible shut-off valve for the ...
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Shower Cartridge replacement (Pull/Push)

I've recently purchased a rental property that has a shower that will not shut off after pushing in the knob several times. I've attached an image that I took after getting the water to finally shut ...
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Tight faucet cap

I wanted to check the cartridge of my faucet and removed the handle successfully. But, the cap and the part with barbs are so tight. I rotated the spout and rested it against the wall to hold the ...
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how to remove faucet cartridge from wall

I have a three handle tub and shower faucet set from late 1950s. The cold water faucet was dripping and I managed to remove the handle and the bonnet nut. But I can't see how to remove the cartridge ...
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How to remove shower faucet cartridge?

A shower valve socket wrench fails to extract the faucet cartridge: There is nothing for the socket wrench to "bite" on and it merely spins. What is the procedure and tools to remove the ...
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How to remove this stuck cartridge

Any ideas on how to get this MOEN M0036 cartridge out? I've tried to do but only have damaged edges so far. Thanks in advance. After adjustments with file, it did not hold support as it made from ...
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Where is screw/mechanism to disassemble Mico 7705 kitchen faucet?

I need to replace the cartridge on my Mico 7705 kitchen faucet - it's been leaking. I cannot discern any screws cleverly hidden or figure out what would twist or pop off. I've found the user manual ...
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How can I remove a stuck kitchen faucet cartridge?

I've tried vinegar and wd40 and would really appreciate any helping hand for this noob here!
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Why has my bath tap gotten stuck/stripped loose twice?

Bathroom about 5 years old, thermostatic valve on bath filler. Twice now the valve has gotten impossible to turn, like it’s gritted up inside somehow. I replaced the cartridge before but this seems ...
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Possible reasons for shower to go all hot or all cold?

I have a Moen shower trim that uses a 1222 cartridge. It seems that every year I end up with the situation that the water goes from all cold to all hot as I turn the handle. The changeover is preceded ...
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Can I replace a shower cartridge with the water on by forcing it against the water pressure?

My cold water valve is frozen open, water is leaking from the spout and the building won't turn off my tier for 2 weeks.
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Help stuck shower bezel cartridge

I'm trying to replace a shower cartridge to fix a low water pressure issue in my mother's house. There are no brand names to google and I can't check for a clip to remove because I believe the bezel ...
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Need help to identify manufacturer of this bathtub faucet

I have a bathtub faucet with a hand-hold shower head (2 handles, four holes) in my master BR (believe installed in 2008). The brand name inscription on the back of the sprout is "SENRY 5769 SH-...
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Moen Bathroom Faucet Cartridge

I need to identify the cartridge for a MOEN sink handle. I need to know which cartridge to get, so I can purchuse the correct special tool for my sink. It is leaking, and I believe replacing the ...
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How to remove behind the wall faucet cartridge

I have a leaking hot water in a bathroom faucet where main body of the faucet is behind the tile. I tried to remove the cartridge, but cant unscrew it, it's too tight. Also tried to spray some WD-40 ...
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Tub Cartridge Identification

Does anyone recognize this tub cartridge?
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How do you fix a leaking shower cartridge?

So the faucet cartridge in Shower 1 was about 12 years old and really stiff. I replaced it with a new one. But then it started leaking through the middle of the new cartridge. I thought it was a ...
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