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Old 03-02-2008, 02:06 PM   #1
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My problem started with a slow leak in the shower head. When I took it off there was a very steady drip coming from the pipe. I thought something in the faucet needed to be tightened, so I took it apart but the only thing there to adjust was the part that attaches to the handle. So I gave that several turns in both directions but it did not fix the problem. I put everything back together, turned on the water supply, and now my shower is running constantly. What can I do to fix the problem that has ballooned in to something more major than I expected?

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Old 03-02-2008, 04:22 PM   #2
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Can you post a picture of the faucet?

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Old 03-02-2008, 04:24 PM   #3
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You need to replace the washer and seats of the cartridge to solve this problem, take out the stem, turn water off 1st.
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What brand is your faucet? Single handle? Double handle? Shower only?
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Old 05-19-2008, 10:39 PM   #5
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I apologize in advance if this is the wrong place to ask this question....I'm new here and could not figure out how to ask a new question.
We bought this house in Nov/07. The house was built about 1991....I think the fixtures are original. In the master bath we have a Delta one handle shower/bath combo. Recently the shower stopped working. On this particular shower, one must pull down a "diverter" from the faucet itself. When I pull it down, the water just kind of sprays out above the diverter and the back of the faucet itself while still flowing from the faucet. Should I replace or repair is my question. I've got company coming this weekend, so I kind of wanted it fixed before they got here. Thanks in advance for all your help.
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