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Working on my Price Pfister 048nk00. Faucet was manufactured in December of 04. Purchased and installed in summer of 05. Observation: Cold water side has developed a slow-drip leak. Removed handles from both sides. Hot water side is clean and looks almost new. Cold water side has all sorts of a black, moist, but a sandy consistency, type of deposit around the cartridge (it's not mold). Questions: What do you think this is? Can I solve the cold water leak by merely tightening down something, or is this a cartridge replacement issue? If a replacement is necessary, is there a site you can direct me to that has step-by-step instructions, or a site that has a manual with a series of illustrated steps? Thanks.

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I had the same problem. The Price Pfister web site recommends removing the handle (unscrew the dome cap, then remove the phillips screw to get the handle off) then tightening the retaining ring (I used channel lock pliers on largest setting. It worked. However the retaining ring is plastic on some models, and they recommend replacing it with a brass one. I haven't taken that step yet, we'll see how it goes (mine is plastic).

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you will have to remove the faucets and turn the base around, that is the only way to make it right you installed them backwards

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'DO NOT REMOVE"! lol JUST KIDDING. >You may need to remove again to find out why the valve seat is not sealing In fact, expect that you will. The grit is white in color? did you see any special washers or seals in the DNR zone? wHEN REINSTALLING THE VALE BODY, YHE STEM SHOULD BE ALL THE WAY OPEN . cLOSE THE VALVE ONLY AFTER ALL IS IN PLACE. AND YOU NEED An INLINE STRAINER IN YOUR WATER SYSTEM.. gOOD lUCK _nED_

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SOURCE: New Price Pfister Ashfield Bath Faucet - Hot H20 pressure is weak

check if any valves are not fully open first. if its a replacement of one that was working fine then the taps are most likely duff

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Hi adheinen. In order to remove the side sprayer and hose from the diverter tee you must push the hose connector into the diverter and then push the grey ring in. Then pull out the hose connector. Here is a video showing exactly how this is done. Joe

http://www.pricepfister.com/about/diverter.aspx

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Posted on Nov 27, 2010

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