Help Identifying a older Valley tub/shower faucet

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by daniel tran, Jul 1, 2014.

  1. daniel tran

    daniel tran New Member

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    Can someone help me identify what is delta model number on these pictures .

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  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    It is NOT a Delta, it is a Valley faucet.
  3. daniel tran

    daniel tran New Member

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    Thank you so much HJ , where can I buy the parts and replace it ? Is it hard to do or I have to call plumber ?
  4. daniel tran

    daniel tran New Member

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    I took the pictures to the hardware store , they give me this " Danco 80686 Valley Seat and Springs " and remove the old one and replace the new one in , its work . Thank you HJ , if I don't ask , I thought its delta faucet .

    Danco 80686 Valley Seat and Springs

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  5. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    I also replace the cartridge, which most hardware and big box stores have. It is white and shaped somewhat like a kids toy top.
  6. daniel tran

    daniel tran New Member

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    Even the faucet is not leaking anymore ,
    Danco 80978 VA-1 Cartridge For Valley Single-Handle Faucet
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  7. robert13084

    robert13084 New Member

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    O/s valley
  8. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    I do not replace the seals and springs and THEN detemine if it is still leaking. Once I have it apart I do the whole thing because people are paying me for my time, NOT to take it apart a second time and then change the cartridge if necessary. The bottom of the plastic core can develop a concave surface over time.
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