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I'm trying to replace my shower head and am unable to remove the old one from the shower arm diverter, any help would be appreciated

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Use a crescent wrench on the shower head. If the head alone won't budge, the entire head plus arm will unscrew. Then just pick up a new arm and some teflon tape and reattach both. good luck

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