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Did your faucet have the ball?
Ok, great. The hardest thing to make for certain when rebuilding those, is the two rubber seats and springs that fit in the body of the faucet the ball seals against. I know this is a picture of a kitchen faucet but the parts are interchangable. Use a little vasaline on the rubber seats to keep them in place while placing the ball into place. After tightening the bonnet nut, the adjustment nut (Nylon or plastic) can be tightened for fine adjustments.
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Delta only makes two styles of ball type and both of them requires this kit.
If all you replaced was the ball, you need to replace the rest of the parts in the faucet shown in the kit above.
In the back of the body are two holes for the spring and seat. A small screw driver can be used to remove the old seats. Then just a little vasaline to kinda hold the new seats in place till you get hte ball in place. This should take care of your problem.
actually this one has three holes in the back. does all three holes require this spring? Also what about the large rubber rings? Thanks
Yes, it does have three, the third one is for the water to go to the shower head.
No, only the two that have seats now.
The shower faucet should not require the "O" rings. only the larger concave plastic/rubber part.
After taking the faucet all apart,
These are the only steps necessary to repair your faucet.