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Old 01-12-2013, 04:23 PM   #1
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How do I get the bottom half of the faucet stem out?


Due to a leaky bathtub faucet I have to replace the seat on one of the faucet stems but I can't get the bottom half of the stem out. It's a Valley II faucet assembly that was most likely manufactured in the 80s. I tried unscrewing the grooved pipe but no matter how many times I turn it the pipe doesn't come out any further. Pictures are linked below. Any suggests on getting this thing out?

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Old 01-12-2013, 04:27 PM   #2
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How do I get the bottom half of the faucet stem out?


The seat usually come out with an allen wrench. Isnt there a hex shaped hole in the seat? when you put the new seat in coat the threads with anti-seize compound.

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