Help in Identifying Diverter Valve Stem

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  1. KEHT

    KEHT New Member

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    Hello guys,

    My diverter valve is leaking really bad, so I've decided to try change it. It seems to be a very old type of diverter stem (in the attached pics) and so far none of the plumbing places can help me out. Knobs say "Union" on them. I am attaching a couple of pics of what came out of rough-in valve. May be someone can identify it. I don't even know where to start attempting to repair it.
     

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  2. johnjh2o1

    johnjh2o1 Plumbing Contractor for 49 years

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    Posting a picture of the faucet with the trim on will make it easier to identify.
     
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  4. KEHT

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    Thanks for the advice! Here are a few more pictures.
    P1010582.JPG P1010581.JPG
     
  5. Smooky

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  6. KEHT

    KEHT New Member

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    This is it!!! Thank you very much! I also found this valve that seems to fit the bill:
    http://www.lockeplumbing.com/detail...Z&s=Union Brass&s2=&sku=UNI-83434&r1=&r2=&r3=

    Another question I have is about a "seat" that would fit this valve. The old one seen second on the right (or on the right in the first pic) has a hole and and is fused with neck. Is there a whole assembly diagram somewhere for this set up?

    Thanks again!
     
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