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How do I remove the handle on a Pegasus kitchen single lever faucet to change the cartridge ?

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SOURCE: leaking single lever kitchen tap

on most of the single handle faucets there is an erasure like button ( may have a hot and cold blue and red indicator or be silver ) usually located right under the faucet arm on the manifold chrome sleeve or back behind the arm or it could have a large ring nut over the doam of the lever take your hand and feel the area that covers the area where the spout arm swivels and feel for the button or take your fingers and fel the to of the lever doam

if you find the button just take a sharp screw driver( be sure to plug the drain holes and turn hot and cold water off under sink) pry the button off and use a hex wrench and loosten

if no button then there has to be a large nut on top you may seee two grooves oppsoite each other wheich would mean a special tool

use an adjustable wrench (put cloth ofer chrome to protect and turn counter clock wise( the ring nut will not be very thick

after removing you should be able to replace the cartridge

good luck

Posted on Dec 30, 2008

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SOURCE: price pfister faucet handle drops and turns off.

Re the 'falling handle' issue, I think you misunderstood the problem, jgwhomeequip. Unfortunately for me I bought *two* similar Price Pfister faucets and both had the same problem - the water wouldn't stay on and the handle just wouldn't stay up.
I took mine apart looking for something to adjust, fruitlessly. Put it back together and have lived with it like that for ~2 years.

Finally I decided to not be a knucklehead any longer and call the manufacturer. Once I got through to their rep (on a Saturday no less!) she helped me identify the model I had (a 533-50SS, just FYI), and asked me 'what finish'? I replied 'stainless steel' and she promptly replied, 'I'm going to mail you out new lighter handles to replace the ones you have'.

Brilliant! Gold star for PP for standing behind their product well past the warranty for what was apparently a common problem. Replacing the handle will take about 10 seconds per faucet.

I only wish I had got of my a$$ and called them 2 years ago.

1-800-PFAUCET (1-800-732-8238)

Consumer Service Department:
7:30am to 4:00pm PST, Mon-Sat
1-800-PFAUCET (1-800-732-8238)
Fax: 1-800-713-7080

Hope that's helpful to somebody.

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Loose handle on my Moen single handle kitchen faucet

Yes it is fixable and easy.To save you time because I belive you will be needing a new part from Moen I am sending you this easy link to quickly resolve your issue. Just be sure to tell Moen you are original owner of faucet and all parts are lifetime free including shipping. Go Moen!!!

http://www.moen.com/contact.cfm?location=TopNavCustomerSupport

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Posted on Apr 06, 2009

FixinFax
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SOURCE: need to replace cartridge in single lever moen

Turn off water

Remove the handle with an allen wrench, usually 1/8".

Unscrew the dome with a pair of channel lock pliers with a rag to prevent scratching.

Wiggle out the old cartridge with the channel lock pliers.

Clean all innards with WD-40.

Reverse procedure

Posted on Dec 12, 2009

Testimonial: "Thank you for the speedy reply it was needed at the time because the part was jammed or at least it seemed so."

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SOURCE: Single lever kitchen faucet with pull out sprayer is leaking.

same here..some duct tape should do the trick or you can pay for a repairman

Posted on Jan 01, 2010

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