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Old 03-23-2010, 09:15 AM   #1
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How do I repair a leaking bathtub/shower faucet? Home was built in 1988, with Vally fixtures

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Old 03-23-2010, 09:34 AM   #2
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Hi and welcome to the forum.

What brand/model/type is the unit? Is the shower HEAD leaking, or the on/off hot/cold valve?
The head is an easy fix. Simply unscrew and replace with better or attempt to fix leak.
The valve, it would be best/easiest if you could post a picture. Many different types out there, but most will just need a new washer and/or sometimes the cartridge needs to be changed out.

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Thanks for the reply.... the faucet is made by Valley and is a one handle faucet, am trying to remove the bonnet nut assembly but ether its too tight or I'm turning it the wrong way also need to know what part I need to repair.. how do I attach a photo when it looking for a "URL"???
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Hit "post reply" right under this post, NOT "quick reply". The type the message. Under that section, you will see "manage attachments". Click there to upload directly from your drive to your post.
Hit "submit" when upload shows.

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Am trying to remove the bonnet nut (see Attached Photo) in order to fine out what part I need to repair the leak. ether its too tight or I'm turning the wrong way. Am using a pipe wrench, and I don't want to break it. any help would be nice....Thanks, Gene
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It looks like that outer ring SHOULD come off with a pipe wrench....? hmmm.
A 20+ yr. old unit should probably be replaced anyways.... lol I'd just go for it.

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Look underneath and be sure there isn't an allen wrench head or normal screw locking it in place.

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Thanks...with a little more effort I got it off. Now with assembly in my hands, do I replace the whole cartridge or just the O-rings?????

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Are the O-rings broken or cracked? If so, it MAY fix the problem, and certainly will be the cheapest way to go. So go that route first.
Worse case scenario, you have a couple spare O-rings for the new one....lol

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replaced the cartridge and all's well....no leak. Thanks for all the help.

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Glad to help, it's what we live for here.

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