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Can't remove the housing of a delta 1348 shower faucet for repair

The faudet leaks, the housing - a blue plastic part inside the faucet - seems to be nailed insde and can't remove it without breaking something.
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Their is a silver ring around the blue plastic cartridge.You need to unscrew the silver piece counterclockwise.But make sure the water is shutoff first.

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