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I'm attempting to remove a bathroom faucet, but I can't figure out how to remove part of the handle from the valve. The valve has the water line connection that exits out the side which makes it to large to lift straight up and out of the hole.

I assumed the chrome part screwed on, but if I hold the valve under the sink I can spin the chrome part independent from the brass part. While turning, it doesn't loosen or tighten, it just spins around and does nothing. I've also tried pulling up to see if it will pop off, but no luck.

I could cut it off, but I have the same faucet I'm wanting to move from another location to this sink, so I need to figure out how to remove it without damaging it.

Is it possible the brass piece under the counter with the two water line connections has to be unscrewed from the top part?
 

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They are all a little different. Can't tell from the pic but there may be a inside lock nut that threads over the stem holding the chrome.

Sometimes as you mentioned, they just pop or screw off. Sometimes when you remove the stem the chrome will come off with it. You will have to investigate a little more to see what works.
 

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Maybe you can get a socket on the hex nut on top of the valve. And then it'll fall out down.

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Try: remove the fitting from the bottom, then there might be a nut, that holds a washer, which is holding it in the hole.

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I couldn't get either handle to come apart without completely destroying them, so I just cut them off.

After looking at them, I still think the chrome handle piece should unscrew from the valve. Both sides had corrosion between the chrome piece and the brass. I could get the chrome piece to spin with a lot of persuasion, but never tighten/loosen. It's very possible I stripped the threads when trying to break all the corrosion loose.

After researching a part number, I think these are Kissler 77-5505 Dominion faucets. I found the spec sheet, but not the installation manual.
 

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I'm seeing a hex both top and bottom, although the bottom one looks as if a to be kennygarden kid engeneer did a fine job making it, that often indicates hold one and screw the other or vise versa.
The hex nut at the top is part of the cartridge. It would come out, but had no impact on anything else coming apart.

The bottom brass water connection piece also doesn't come apart from the top piece of brass above the counter, but does have outside threads. IMO, the outside threads are there for the chrome piece to screw on.
 
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