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Leaky Tub Faucet (Antique Reproduction)

I have a Elizabethan Classics Wall Mount Tub Faucet and shower riser with Porcelain Lever Handles - TW13 on a old claw bathtub. These are compression type faucets. I can remove the diverter valve to reveal a replaceable rubber washer. But I cannot see any way to remove the cold and hot water valves. Aren't they removable and don't they have replaceable rubber valve seats? This is a $245 faucet. I hate to buy another new one just to stop the persistent leaks. Any thoughts or suggestions? Many Thanks.

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Sometimes check the faucet screws they come loose or if they are old you might want to replace the whole diverter, take them to lowes or home depot and have them guys in the plumbing department hook you up. trust me you are opening a can of worms with rubber valve seats just get new ones. Make sure before pulling you cut off water supply to them.

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