Help Identifying American Standard Shower Faucet

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  1. gysmo1

    gysmo1 New Member

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    Hello,

    I need help identifying an American Standard shower faucet from the late 70's or early 80's. The shower is unused but the cartridge needs to be replaced as it is leaking.

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    Thank you very much!
     
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    It is the "push/pull" valve. It uses a spring and stem with a rubber seal. It doesn't have a "cartridge". Once you open the drywall a little more, you will find the operating mechanism is secured with two bolts. There will be two "caps" on the top which give you access to the stems under them.
     
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