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Replace ceramic disk cartridge

How do I replace the cartridge? Do I remove the handle or do I have to remove the entire faucet?

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First shut off water to the faucet. Most faucets have a screw on each hot and cold handle, remove the screw, then remove the handle. Now you should see a large Nut around the faucet stem, remove the nut, then the stem can be removed. Depending on the faucet you have, the ceramic disk can be replaced. Most faucet companies give a lifetime warranty on the disk, so you can order a new one for free if you have the warranty papers of the faucet, if not, you can usually get new parts on line, or at a plumbing store.

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On cartridge-type faucets, remove the spout and pull out the retainer clip that holds the cartridge in place. To remove the cartridge, pull on the cartridge stem with a twisting motion. If it resists, install the handle so you can a better grip on the cartridge to pull it out. Take the cartridge to the hardware store or home center and purchase an exact replacement kit.
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Either remove the faucet and return it for an exchange or replace the ceramic cartridge.

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http://www.efaucets.com/detail.asp?Product_Id=T2703 This site you can enter you faucet model to retrive information.

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