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Old 05-06-2012, 09:57 PM   #1
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Can someone please advise me on the best way to remove this kitchen faucet? It seems like the nut at the bottom of the plate is attached to the plate.
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It's not attached, just corroded.

Are you replacing the faucet? If so you can usually cut that nut off with a dremel tool.

If you're just trying to make a repair, that should be able to be accomplished from above.

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I'm replacing the faucet. I think I need a basin wrench and don't have one right now.

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Get a small adjustable wrench and remove the nut or cut it off with a dremel-like tool.
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most of the time a basin wrench won't get those anyway because they are too small and crowded by the supply lines. They usually give a special tool for those
faucets. It's basically an extra deep socket made from plastic.

I've also had to disassemble faucets from the top of the counter before and cut the shank from above because the nut was so badly corroded together that I couldn't get a tool on them.
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