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Can't tighten single handle moehn kitchen faucet

The base of the faucet is lose. (Ie., when pulling on the handle the faucet moves, also the rectangular base can be twisted) Undernieth the sink, there is no central bolt; only a metal plate with a circular plate undernieth it. Top side, I don't know if I am supposed to take the faucet apart to be able to tighten the base.

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There is supposed to be a nut with a washer under the sink in the center, the metal plate is just for decoration, the nut and washer have to be installed before the sprayer is attached the stem that it connects to has threads on it for the nut your faucet should have came with a long socket made of plastic to install the nut

Posted on May 30, 2009

  • peppertr33 May 30, 2011

    The three screws continuously loosen. The faucet is less than one year old. I'm tired of crawling under the sink with a screwdriver to tighten the screws!

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