Question about Moen & Knob Handle Kit
The knob in our stall shower turns the water on and off by pulling it in and out. The shower knob broke off and what we have found is that the screw that holds the knob in place broke in half and is now lodged inside the piece that is in the wall. How do we repair this problem? Do we have to call a professional (we're hoping not to have to spend the money to do so)? Any advice is appreciated.
You need a screw extractor.
One end drills a hole into the remaining part of the screw. The other end fits inot the hole and turns counter clockwise, gripping the screw and removing it.
You can also buy a bolt extractor which will fit over the stub of the screw. This may work better if you have enough room to access it due to the small diamiter of those screws.
Otherwise, breaking off the surrounding pieces of plastic from the handle and removing the screw with pliers and replacing the handle is about the only way.
Posted on Jan 06, 2009
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Tips for a great answer:
Feb 09, 2012 | Moen Home
Jul 31, 2010 | Moen & Benton& Tub & Shower Faucet
May 08, 2010 | Home
Feb 25, 2010 | Moen & Knob Handle Kit
Dec 27, 2009 | Moen & One Handle Tub & Shower Faucet
Jun 09, 2009 | Delta Faucet #RP320 Divert Assembly
Mar 26, 2009 | Price Pfister Hanover 950-102S Soap &...
Jan 10, 2009 | Kohler K-9511-BN MasterShower Shower Arm &...
1,147 people viewed this question
Usually answered in minutes!
Step 2: Please assign your manual to a product: