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Bathtub problem Is it the handle or the stem that is not stopping the water from running?

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The audio is not very clear, but i assume you removed the knob. Did you check inside the knob if the "teeth" were worn out? If you are not sure, take a pair of pliers and gently try to turn the stem to shut it off. If it feels like it is as tight as it should be, then I would think it is the gasket(or washer) inside the unit that is worn out. The repair can be made fairly easily if you have the basic tools and do not overtighten after replacing the gasket.
Let me know if this helps! Good luck.

Posted on May 03, 2013

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SOURCE: bathtub water constantly runs (hot water)

the washer's are most likely history,you will have to remove and repair .check for access panel behind tub. there may be shut offf valve's .don't know if your handy,or not but not that hard ,or call your plumber!!

Posted on Apr 24, 2010

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