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I have tried to get a parts breakdown for your vacuum cleaner with no success. The way that then washers should go is the flat smotth metal washer on the inside followed by the fibre washer and the wavy washer on the outside. The waves are used to bite into the plastic so it cannot work loose.

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You only need one small o-ring. If you put two of them it will not work properly and will mostlikely leak like crazy. If this helped please rate.

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Yes, I believe this unit uses a cartridge right? They do fit a little tight due to the small washers on the back side of the cartridge. If this is the one I'm thinking of, there are two leg like appendenges that come off the back and fit into small holes at the back of the manifold or what some call mixing valve housing.

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SOURCE: Leaky Blanco Single Lever Kitchen Faucet with separate sprayer

you can call or e-mail the company, if the faucet is the one in the picture it is a single cartdridge, turn of bith hot and cold water, take an allen wrench into the little plastic cover to remove the handle , unscrew the top cover or it might pop off, that there is either a large lock not or 3 screws holding down the cartdridge, take it out replace it put some faucet frease around all rubber gaskets then install it in the smae way it came out

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sounds like you need a basin wrench that is made for taking off nuts like this one.  you can find one at local hardware store.

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    The faucet is loose in the sink mounting hole and it cannot rotate.


    This is a very expensive faucet-- with almost TOO MUCH STUFF trying to get thru the retaining nut under the sink! The person installing this faucet likely had a 'nightmare' getting all the pipes thru that little hole, and getting the nut and washer to fasten to something solidly!
    Have you looked up under the sink, to see what it will take to tighten the large nut around that main faucet body?
    Likely your sink restricts contact with normal slip joint pliers, and most Basin wrenches are not big enough to get around that large retaining nut.-- Thus the problems since this faucet was first installed!

    So-- Your goal is to get the nut to tighten solidly, and prevent the stationary body from rotating when you try to swing the spout.

    NOW-- If the spout has 'frozen' in the vertical tube inside the pivot point, then this has to be dismantled first. Do you have a good parts supply nearby?
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    I suggest you take the make and model numbers (that you supplied us)-- and go to the hardware/plumbing section of the plumbing and faucet supply store you trust-- One that can open a book to a nice big parts blow up of this faucet-- tell him your problem,and see what parts he suggests they order for you-- When they come in, then your work begins!
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    Next, assemble a 1/2" x 4" threaded rod, so it had threads all the way to the two jam nuts on one end)... If you use a bolt, get one with threads all the way up to the head. you may find it hard to find - so try a carriage bolt and spin a nut all the way up to the head .... continue: 

    next on the bolt goes a 1/2 nut (this is the "jacking nut") and a flat washer so the jacking nut can spin easily against the next piece, a 1/2 drive socket (7/8" ) with the square hole toward the washer and jam nuts ( bolt head ).
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    Now snug it up tighter. Check socket alignment. Then begin turning the jacking nut ( the "extra" nut) until it contacts the flat washer and 7/8" socket. Now, as you continue to tighten the jacking nut, it will pull the 1/2 bolt (threaded rod) away from the faucet... and the cartridge will come along too. [You have to prevent the 1/2 rod from spinning while tightening the jacking nut. put a wrench on the bolt head.]
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