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I need to replace the little white plastic thing in my hot water handle. Where do I get this?

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It depends on the brand of faucet. You should be able to remove the part and take it to Ace hardware ( or your local hardware store) to match it up. Otherwise, you can go to the manufacturer's website and enter in the model # with part description to find out if it's even available. With today's disposable society, many items are made to be thrown away and not repaired.
Hope this helps!

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