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The sink faucet handle is hanging loose. i need to keep the handle in place and probably tighten a set screw.

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  • wellss55 May 11, 2010

    Hard to tell not knowing the make and model of your faucet. Typically though the set screw for handles is under a cap in the centre of the handle (usually where the H or C is located.) You will need something with a sharp edge to pry up the cap and then tighten the screw underneath.

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If it is a Delta, there is an allen screw on the underside of the handle. If it another brand, there is a cap in the center of the handle that you can pry off and tighten. If the cartridge is loose and leaking, tighten the packing nut with a channel lock wrench.

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