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Hi!

How do you go about removing the handle on the faucet in this picture?



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One would think the little caps on the handles would pop off, but they didn't. I just used my fingernail and it's like they couldn't lift off. I didn't want to try a screwdriver before checking here to see if anybody has any hints.

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looks like a small cap on the top that you pry out to access the screw or it has a set screw in the back side or its the kind where you hold the lever and unscrew the bottom from the faucet
 

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Thank you for the responses.

I saw that web site and tried 4a, but it didn't work. The only part that rotates is the handle part. The area below the handle doesn't rotate.

I would think it would be a cap on the handle, but I didn't want to gouge or scratch the handle if it won't work.

I'm open to other ideas!!

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You may need to apply a bit of force to get the lower part to move; it may be stuck with corrosion, deposits, etc...Try one of those rubber jar openers or something that won't scratch the lower part (rotate ccw).
 

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i checked the link after i posted the last one. they had just come out with that handle style just before i got out of plumbing. got tired of it after 20 years. like bob said it might be kinda tight fro, corrosion
 

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Thank you all for the responses.

When I got home today, I used a rubber strap wrench and was able to rotate the area right under the handle in order to remove it, just like everybody mentioned. I didn't scratch anything and it worked out great.

Thanks for the help!!
 
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