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My cold water faucet in the tub will not turn all the way off.

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My cold water faucet in the tub will not turn all the way off. It was not leaking before I turned it on. I tightned the screw on the knob and it is not slipping. How can I get the water to stop?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Plumbing
Expert:  Bud replied 5 years ago.

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Most likely the washer on the end of the stem or the seat has failed. You will need to turn off the main water supply and replace the washer and seat. If you can supply me with the make and maybe model, or photos of your faucet I can give more detail repair instructions.

 

 

 


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
The faucet has " Citation" on it. How do I replace the washer and seat?
Expert:  Bud replied 5 years ago.

Let me find diagrams for you.

 


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Expert:  Bud replied 5 years ago.

I could not quickly find what I was looking for branding wise, so here is the general steps for any tub faucet repair.

 


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Customer: replied 5 years ago.
That video showed how to check for leaks after repair.
Expert:  Bud replied 5 years ago.

Try this for the stem removal.

 

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