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Grohe ladylux cafe faucet removal

How do I remove the ''odd'' retention ring underneath the sink? All the water supply lines prevent it from turning and I'm not sure how to dissamble the faucet from the top.

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You will need a Grohe Fitting Key to insert into the fixing tube (which is the area after you have removed the Handspray and the Fit spout) and turn counter clock wise. If you don't have Fitting Key, call Grohe at 630-582-7711

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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Simple answer is that it was probably fitted before the water lines were connected! so they will need to be moved before you can go any further!

Posted on Jan 27, 2009

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How to remove and replace dishwasher?


Turn off the circuit breaker for the dishwasher power and shutoff the hot water supply (usually located under the sink). Next take off the lower bottom front cover to access the electrical connection and water supply line. Remove the cover to the electrical connection and disconnect the wiring. Pull the supply wire out of the connection box. Next loosen the connection for the water supply line. Have a towel handy to soak up the residual in the water line. Disconnect the drain hose from under the sink. It is either connected to the garbage or to a tee above the sink drain trap. Loosen the clamp and remove the drain hose. Again you'll need that towel to soak up the water from the drain hose.
Most dish washer are attached to the bottom of the counter top above the top of the d/w door with screws. Remove these screws. You may also need to loosen the leveling feet located on the bottom of the d/w at the front in order to pull it out.
Now you can remove the D/W from under the counter top.
Be sure to keep the drain hose on top of the D/W while pulling it out to keep the residual water from draining onto the floor.
Be sure to secure the electric supply wire with wire connectors after the D/W is removed for safety. Also cover the drain connection at the sink or disposal with duct tape to prevent sink water draining into the bottom of the sink cabinet.

Nov 19, 2017 | Dishwashers

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Flip over bathroom plug in bath stuck & bath full :/


follow this steps and fix it. God bless you
  1. Remove the shower head from the pipe.
  2. Clean the arm threads and wrap them with plumbers' joint tape.
  3. Screw the head back on and hand-tighten it. Remove any excess compound or tape.
  4. Test and retighten as needed.
Repair a shower head that leaks at the swivel:
  1. Unscrew the shower-head body from the swivel-ball ring.
  2. Find the O-ring or a similar seal inside. Replace it and screw the shower head back into place.
  3. Turn off the water supply and open the faucet handle to relieve water pressure.
  4. Carefully loosen the coupling nuts at the shutoff valves and at the base of the faucet.
  5. Carefully remove the supply tubes.
  6. Remove the locknuts that hold the faucet to the sink and lift the faucet out.
  7. Clean the area where the old faucet sat.
  8. As needed, install the new spray hose and supply tubes, if any, through their holes in the sink.
  9. Set the rubber gasket that came with the faucet on the sink where it will be mounted. If no gasket is supplied, apply plumber's putty.
  10. Set the faucet into position and center it.
  11. From under the sink, attach the faucet locknuts to hold it to the sink.
  12. Reinstall the supply lines, then turn them on and test the faucet. Turn it on carefully because the line and faucet have air in them.

Nov 28, 2013 | Home

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Hot Water pressure is nearly non-existent. Cold is fine. This is not a problem of turning on the water below the sink. Water faucets coming from the house are both fully open,, both hot and cold. Nor...


It sounds like you may have an obstruction in the supply valve under the sink. Turn off water to house. Remove supply tube from valve. Unscrew the packing nut. This is the nut where the stem of the valve enters the body of the valve. Remove it and flush the line by having someone turn on the main while you hold a cup or small bucket over the valve to prevent water from going everywhere. Also check to make sure the washer has not come loose. If the washer shot out when you flushed the line, replace it. Be sure to check flow before reinstalling supply line.

Jul 08, 2017 | Grohe Ladylux Cafe Faucet with PullOut...

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THE PROBLEM IS THE SILICONE HOLDING THE SINK TO THE GRANITE HAS LET GO


Sinks are held in two ways:
1) Clips under the sink hold it to countertop.
2) Adhesive caulk.

Consult installer who will know exactly what adhesive is correct for your top.
And what procedure will minimize clean-up and not damage top.

To do this yourself:
Take photos of everything before starting so you know how it goes back.
Dry off countertop and then let dry for couple hours, then outline location of sink with masking tape.
This will help you reinstall sink in exact location and minimize caulk clean-up after smoothing out caulk bead with wet finger when sink goes back in.
We use wet/damp sponge to help caulk >> here's how it works: Wet finger on sponge, smooth caulk short ways with finger, wipe excess on paper towel, wet finger again, repeat slowly around sink. Remove tape immediately after caulk is smoothed.

Disconnect tubular drains at P-trap.
Disconnect disposal from sink basket and lay down inside cabinet.
Or you can leave disposal connected to sink, if you're strong enough to lift sink and disposal together. In that case, disconnect electric wire and dishwasher tube.
Turn off water. Disconnect supply lines at shut off.

Lift out sink.
Use pry bar and pry against wood paint stick.
Use bottle jack or car jack from underneath, and go real slow.
Have cardboard boxes where you can set sink up off floor.
Setting sink up will let you work on heavy sink and won't scratch floor.
Remove old caulk with single-edge razor blade, or scraper. Go slow not to scratch anything.

Apply new, continuous bead of caulk and set sink in place.
Sink will have to be held tightly by someone while working underneath.
Attaching disposal to sink basket without moving sink will the challenge.

Attach water supply lines, turn on water and check there are no leaks.
Lift disposal into place and attach with ring... leave attachment ring bit loose until tubular p-trap is aligned.

Any tubular pipes that were moved must be taken apart, cleaned and reassembled.
Rubber washers are replaced with new ones.
Plastic washers are cleaned and re-used. Tapered end of plastic washer goes away from nut.
We use rectorseal on all tubular joints when re-assembling under-sink pipes.
Smear it all over each washer and p-trap joint before attaching nut.

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Sour smelling/ tasting water from bathroom faucet when not used for several hours. Smells like traces in water bottles, which I can bleach or wash in dishwasher. How do I clean possible bacteria from a...


Assuming the problem is right there at the faucet, and not further upstream (which you could verify by taking a little water from the tub faucet), perhaps you could try this--- turn off the water supply then remove the flexible water supply lines from the faucet underneath the sink. These are usually not too hard to remove from the faucet with a basin wrench (less than $10). If it's easy, remove the other end of the flexible water supply lines too. Maybe you should replace these. Otherwise, get the water out of those flexible line, then put some bleach into them. Reconnect to the faucet. Leave the faucet turned off, and turn the water supply back on. Then very slightly turn on the faucet to allow the air out, then turn it off. Leave the bleach to soak for a while (maybe 30 minutes) then flush plenty of water through it. If the smell comes back, there is probably something organic stuck in the faucet and you will have to disassemble or replace it. Good luck.

Dec 20, 2010 | Home

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I have an American Standard single handle faucet in the bathroom.. When you open the faucet fully the flow rate is very small. The faucet was fine before. How do I adjust the faucet to so that the flow...


What is likely happening is a small piece of sediment has become lodged in either the mixing valve or in the aerator.

Begin with the easiest part first. The aerator is the threaded attachment from which the water comes out of the faucet. Remove the aerator from the faucet and run the tap without it installed. If the flow rate is good either clean or replace the aerator.

If this was not the problem then the solution becomes much trickier because the obstruction is likely in one of the lines coming into the faucet or in the body of the faucet called the mixing valve. This is where the hot and cold water mix inside the faucet.

Our next step is to create negative pressure inside the faucet in an attempt to remove the buildup restricting the flow.

If you don't have shut off valves under the sink you will need to shut off the water supply to the home, remove the faucet from the vanity/sink and perform the following procedure.

Shut the hot and cold water off underneath the sink and remove the supply lines at the shut off valves but leave them connected to the faucet. You will need to purchase two adapters for the aerator that will allow you to connect a garden hose from your closest water supply (kitchen sink) to the vanity faucet. You can find these at your local hardware store. You will also need a pail under the vanity to catch the water coming out of the vanity faucet supply lines. Connect the garden hose from an active water supply to the vanity faucet. With someones help have them turn the water supply on which will then run backwards through the vanity faucet and into the pail underneath the vanity. Be sure to open the vanity faucet taps to full so that water will run through the faucet. This should dislodge the obstruction.

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I have a new hose for my Grohe Euro Plus to replace a leaking old one. I have disconnected it from the water supply but now the ends of the the old hose will not fit through part connected to the sink...


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There is a bracket that slides between the threaded shaft and the bottom of the sink. There is usually a nut which is tightened up against this bracket. When this nut is loosened, the bracket will slide out. Of course, you first have to unfasten the two water supply lines. Once the bracket is removed, the two water lines which are made into the faucet are gently bent and the whole thing is removed from the top of the sink. Hope this helps.

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Washers have a fill line to a small blue valve underneath, there is also a power supply, and drain line hose. Make sure to turn breaker and water supply off, before removal

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