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Replacing the ceramic valve in the handle, how do you remove it?

Kohler Forte lavatory sink. K-10271-4 Replacing the ceramic valve in the handle (GP77005-RP). I can not remove it from the faucet. Is it a counter clockwise screw or do you pull it out? I have tried desperately to unscrew it, but it is totally stuck. I have used CLR, vinegar and oil to no avail. If anybody could give me help on this, I would greatly appreciate it.
If you try too hard to turn the valve to loosen it, it bends the copper piping that is attached.

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It has a screw down cap on top of the valve.counterclock wise.then pull straight up on valve. if you twist the supply line while doing this disconnect the line first then work on valve.

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