Basic question here. leaky clawfoot tub faucet.

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by CanOfWorms, Apr 6, 2013.

  1. CanOfWorms

    CanOfWorms Member

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    Cold water drip.
    I know the basic concept of tightening it, but I have also broken things by overtightening. Hence my username.
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  2. Terry

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    The stem gets removed and the washer replaced. Sometimes the "seat" that the washer presses against needs work or replacement.
     
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  4. CanOfWorms

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    Thanks Terry. Piece of cake. Supply house gave me the piece free.
     
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