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PROBLEM; Aqua Brass faucet that controls water to either the tube or shower has come apart. The problem is that the metal pull lever that is situated on the top of the faucet has come off. With that, the internal plastic piece also has come off the pull piece that was located interally inside the faucet. I tried to place it back inside the faucet however it appears there is something missing and the parts will not stay inside.Question, is there just the one plastic piece with the small washer that fits inside the faucet or is there something else that I am missing. If not, why can't I connect the control metal arm to the plastic piece back in place inside the faucet?

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You are probably missing the clip that holds it together.

It may be easier to just replace the tubspout/diverter with a new one.

Most just screw off, some are mounted with an allen screw on the underside and use washers to prevent leakage.

Replacement time 15 min. Cost 12 bucks.

Rebuild the diverter and you may make several trips to the stor just to find tyhe right parts. You will still have an old diverter/spout. and take just as much time repairing it.

Posted on Sep 25, 2009

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