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Old 08-15-2008, 04:31 PM   #1
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I've had this problem for a long time and I finally feel like fixing it. The faucet doesn't exactly leak. When I turn the handle off completely, faces straight left or right, the water runs. When I leave it at an angle the water stops. It's annoying cause I always have to leave the handle at the right angle.

The O-rings seem fine, but the cartridge does seem really old. I have no idea how to fix this.

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Could you please tell us what kind of faucet this is?

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Old 08-15-2008, 05:10 PM   #3
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Can't you reposition the handle by removing it, so it's in the position you want it at?
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Can't you reposition the handle by removing it, so it's in the position you want it at?
I tried that. No matter what position I set it in, I always have to turn the handle slightly to make the water stop.

And it's a compression type faucet.
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What brand is this faucet?
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What brand is this faucet?
Price Pfister. Don't know the exact model though.
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Are the stems not of the spline type?
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Are the stems not of the spline type?
I have no idea what that means.
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Take the handle off, where the handle connects to the stem, can you post a picture, that would be useful.
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Will do, but can't until tomorrow.
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Will do, but can't until tomorrow.
Waiting in the wings..........
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Good catch, I think it's a peerlees faucet, the cam can be tricky to line up, but yes is this a single lever faucet? Describe it if you can.
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Here are the pics

http://c.imagehost.org/0213/IMG_4077.jpg (is there suppose to be a O ring here?)
http://c.imagehost.org/0934/IMG_4083.jpg
http://c.imagehost.org/0069/IMG_4085.jpg
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You still should be able to reposition the handle where you want it. I was correct the first time this is not a single control faucet. That is an AM/STD stem.

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