How to install a Kohler K-7030 valve stem

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice, Tips & ' started by tmurphy, Jun 4, 2011.

  1. tmurphy

    tmurphy New Member

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    The barrel seats want to turn.
    thanks
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    You insert the stem and close it all the way. Then tighten the "bonnet" while holding the stem with its handle, possibly allowing it to turn slightly as you tighten it. IF it does not tighten, then you are missing a spacer washer called the "top bibb ring".
  3. tmurphy

    tmurphy New Member

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    Thanks I will let you know how it works nxt week
    Tim
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