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Old 12-10-2016, 07:21 PM   #1
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Large bathtub spout gap fix


Hi All,

A couple of days ago, I noticed a fairly large gap between the bathtub spout and the wall. See attached picture.

What could have caused it? A few weeks ago, I did increase the hot water temp since winter is coming, but I also did that last year.

So I wonder what could have caused it, and I believe the fix would be to cut that portion of the pipe?
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Old 12-10-2016, 07:54 PM   #2
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Re: Large bathtub spout gap fix


Adjusting the water temp likely had no influence on your divirter pulling out.
Look underneath it you might see a slot and a set screw that holds the spout in place.
Loosen, push back in place, retighten set screw.
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