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Pegasus 784 213l how do I get the handle off? I've removed the dome cap and the screw but the lever handle still won't come off. Any ideas?

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if you have taken out screw then pull off if you have a handle puller use it

Posted on Feb 23, 2009

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with most fausets there will be a cover hiding the setscrew holding it in place. it'll be right on top and need to be pry'd up. or the piece you'd use to turn the handle with, will unscrew.

Posted on Sep 20, 2009

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U have to get a handle puller from a plumbing supply store. My husband is a plumber. he says that's all u need to do!

Posted on Jan 04, 2010

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the lever handle on that faucet is two pieces, it seperates at the top of the big round part. Hold the big round part with one hand and unscrew the smaller round piece out of the top of it. You must turn the small round part, turning the handle will do no good.

Posted on Mar 09, 2010

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This should help you http://www.moen.com/shared/docs/exploded-parts-views/6610pt.pdf

And yes it can be a little bit of a job. If the faucet has been around a while you mite try some white vineger on the cap to looson the lime deposits.

Posted on Jul 14, 2011

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