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'99 Hansgrohe Aktiva Family Set. All heads & controls are leaking

I would like to tighten up the control knobs and heads, but I'm not sure how to remove them. Do they unscrew or pop them off? Also, the temperature control knob is loose, but I'm not sure how to remove that either.
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The temp control knobs have little plastic tabs over the hot and cold handles. To remove them take a flat blade screw driver( small with sharp head) or a small pen knife( cover drain with a wash cloth
and pop the tabs off

Take a medium size phillips screw driver and tighten the screw

Put tab back o and you are done

If they work loos again remov e tabs, screws put loctite ( You can get a small tube for m ace or hd) screw threads and tighten

Temp control knob either has same tab or has a hex type of set screw or has a large lock nut

use a channel lock pliars over nut ( protect chrome finish by putting washcloth over then put wrench over cloth

You mentioned heads I am assuming shower head you need to use an adjuatible wrench to turn the nut (at head) and a vice rip or chanel locks over washcloth around the eustaceon ( chrome pipe coming out of wall

If you have teflon tape put that on the threads of showr head and tighten

Best of luck to you!

Posted on Jan 04, 2009

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