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I have a Price Pfizer faucet in my shower (3 stem). The hot

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I have a Price Pfizer faucet in my shower (3 stem). The hot water is leaking. I have replaced the stem and seat now about 3 times in the last week, yet it does not fix the leak, it might even be worse.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Plumbing
Customer: replied 11 months ago.
It is not leaking inside the wall, it is only leaking from the faucet. I am assuming it is the hot water because the water that drips is hot.
Expert:  Rick replied 11 months ago.

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If you have replaced the seat and stem and it still leaks then you've done all you can. The valve/faucet will need to be replaced. The valve can be replaced without destroying the tile by using a cover plate (see attached picture). This plate will cover the holes made by the exiting valve and you can also cut a big enough hole to work through to replace the valve from the tub side. Then this plate covers the hole with the new valve/trim in the middle

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