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Mixer taps My ceramic disc mixer is very sticky and hard to turn on. What can I do to unstick it?

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You didnt mention which side hot or cold?
it sounds like its scaled up & the o ring has dried out so it could be a case of replacing o ring & regreasing. ifits when you turn either hot or cold & its stiff then a replacement cartridge will required

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Need to replace American Standard A951470-0070A - Cartridge for American Standard # 4242 Chrome Single Control. I need to replace the cartridge but after removing the set screw I can't budge the handle. How do I descale the stuck handle without ruining the finish—I am afraid WD-40 will harm the chrome.

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