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How do I remove this shower diverter knob?

I’m trying to remove my tub hardware so I can replace the tub surround, but I’m stuck getting the diverter disassembled. Every guide that I’ve found online says that the cap should pop off to expose a ...
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Who manufactured this type of 1992 shower diverter valve?

I’m trying to replace trim on a diverter valve in our shower installed around 1992 by the previous owner. It diverts water from a fixed shower head to a handheld. We thought it was made by Kohler like ...
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How difficult is it to replace this tub diverter valve?

I live in a house built in 2008. The tub diverter valve no longer stops water from coming out the tub spout when engaged. You therefore can't take a shower. I looked under the diverter and there isn'...
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Minimum height requirement for shower head above tub spout diverter

I am installing a new shower valve and will be removing the current shower head and replacing it with a hand held shower head supplied from a drop ell fitting which would be lower than the current ...
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How to remove specific shower spout; no set screw?

I need to replace the existing shower spout (with diverter). It has a hole on the bottom side (close to the wall) but there is no set screw there for unscrewing. I have cut out the caulking. I have ...
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Do I need to shut off water to replace shower diverter? (apartment building)

I just moved into a new apartment and my push-button shower diverter is broken- water's coming out of both the showerhead and the faucet when I push the button. I see it's relatively easy to fix, and ...
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Are there bathtub spouts with diverter valves that don't drop when the water is turned off?

Are there bathtub spouts with diverters that stay closed when the water is turned off? I just installed a new bathtub spout with diverter. My previous spout's diverter would stay closed when the water ...
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tee diverter / valve to my shower

I need to attach some kind of tee diverter / valve to my shower. It would look something like this: This thing will have 2 outlets. My usual shower head will go on one of the outlets, and the other ...
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Diverter valve in Glacier Bay two handle kitchen faucet

My kitchen sprayer works fine, but I now only get a trickle from the spout. Still only a trickle after removing the spout. I'm assuming the diverter valve either needs to be cleaned or replaced, but ...
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Shower manifold diverter stem removal question

How the heck does this Stem come out of the threaded tube that the escutcheon goes over? The Hot and cold stems have bonnet nuts bet not the diverter.
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Adding a diverter to an electric dryer into a basement not the home

I would like to put a diverter on our dryer vent on our electric dryer in the basement and not in the home. Has anyone ever done this to take advantage of the air that comes out of the dryer. I see ...
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What is the name of a roof section between converging valleys?

I have a similar situation as the member in this thread: How to flash a roof valley on parallel roofs However, I'd like to know if this roofing solution has a name. I'm thinking since it diverts ...
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shower diverter handle leaks water into tub sayco 3 handle

I've got a "sayco" 3 handle tub faucet system. Middle handle directs water to the tub or the shower. When I turn on the shower, it leaks a significant amount of water down into the tub ...
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Why is water leaking out of wall-side of tub diverter?

I have a tub spout with diverter, the type you pull up on a knob/rod at the outflow end of the faucet to turn on the shower. The gate/pull-rod assembly was recently sticky so I uninstalled the spout ...
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Moen single handle shower control with push in diverter

I have a Moen single handle shower control with push in diverter. I replaced the cartridge less than 2 yrs ago. Sometimes I have to pull the diverter out by hand due to it sticking. All of a ...
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Why has my tub spout diverter not dropping back down after use? (brand new installation)

I installed a replacement tub spout with diverter and after about a week, the diverter doesn't always come back down after a shower. At first it dropped down right after a shower. Sometimes it happens ...
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Shower diverter turns but doesn't divert

I just bought a house with a bathroom that has 3 spouts: bath, shower, and hand-held shower. There's a diverter knob (circled in red in image) that's used to control which spout the water goes to. ...
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Obscure 4-way shower faucet cartridge

Where can I get a 4-way shower faucet cartridge? I need one that's 42mm, and Amazon only has 40 or 45mm.
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G1/2B to NPT Coupling

I'd like to retrofit our shower with a rain head by attaching a Kohler K-76331-CP diverter to where the current shower head comes out of the wall, then having one of the diverter's connections go to a ...
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3 Handle Shower Cold Water Turns On Shower

I have a 3 Handle Shower/Tub where the left is Hot, middle is shower, and right is cold. The Hot knob works exactly as expected, the shower knob turns the shower on and off, BUT the cold knob will ...
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Knob/handle to turn shower diverter valve

Handle for diverter valve. The plastic has split and will no longer turn the spindle which is 5 mm in diameter with a flat. The handle/ knob does not need to look like this one. I just want to be able ...
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Hot water change to cold

I experienced a diverter problem. The diverter works fine when I the hot water flow out the tub spout, but switch it to the shower and hot water will become cold after couple minutes. I switch to the ...
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Does a bathtub spout with a diverter have to be on the same side as the valve, or can I move it over to the side of the tub?

I'm putting in a shower/tub unit and we want to have the tub spout on the side of the tub in the middle. The valve unit will be in the usual place on the end of the tub, with the shower head above it....
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Identify this shower diverter valve

My shower diverter valve has gotten all gunked up due to the very high mineral content of our water, to the point where it won't turn unless you put all your weight into it, and I'm trying to fix it ...
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