I have a leaking Grohe wideset faucet handle model# XXXXX 830 or 20 881. The handle is one solid piece and I want to know how to get it off.
I have tried pulling straight up on the handle but I didn't want to pull too hard until I was more sure of what I should be doing.
Welcome, I will do my best to help with your problem
Is your handle sort of triangular shaped at the top?
Yes, it is a solid triangular shape.
It just pulls off. Just pull it straight up.
Can I safely get it started by trying to pry it up with a screw driver?
I've never tried a screw driver like this and I'd be a bit nervous about scaring the finish. It can take a bit of exertion but the best method is to just grab it and pull straight up. Of course if you have a shelf dircetly above the faucet then this could be a problem.
Like I mentioned I gingerly tried pulling up while standing on the floor. I will try pulling harder and I suppose if necessary, I may have to stand on the bathroom counter to do it. Thanks. I thought this was what I needed to do, but wanted to be sure before I damaged anything.
This handle attachment method is unique to Grohe as far as I know. You shouldn't have to stand on the counter. It shouldn't take that much force
Okay, hopefully you are right. The faucet is 15 years old. Thanks, I should be able to do the repair now.
You're welcomeHere's a link to the part blowup in case it might helphttp://www.grohecatalog.com/product/20881-classic-discontinued
We sold quite a few of these but they've been discontinued for almost 10 years
Thanks, I've still got the little parts diagram that came with the faucet.
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