Kohler Lav Faucet

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by Cass, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. Cass

    Cass Plumber

    Nov 12, 2005
    I ran into a Kohler lav faucet that I was not able to remove the aerator from...does anyone know if there is a special tool to do this with as the aerator (plastic part) appeared to be multi sided when I inspected it with a mirror...
    Last edited by a moderator: Dec 31, 2008
  2. Cookie

    Cookie .

    Oct 7, 2005
    Sledge hammer? :D Well, that is my special tool, lol.
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  4. kingsotall

    kingsotall Plunger/TurdPuncher

    Aug 17, 2008
    Hand copper part cleaned ready to go
    Flagstaff, AZ Sitting on an upside down 5 gallon b
    A picture would be helpful... :p :D
  5. Redwood

    Redwood Master Plumber

    Dec 15, 2007
    Service Plumber
    No Doubt the Kohler engineers have concocted yet something else that might make their customers wait for 3-4 weeks for a special tool that is back ordered. I say this with a big helping of confidence.
  6. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona

    A picture might help. And a synonym for bowdlerise is "castrate", so be careful how you treat, or what you say to, moderators.
  7. theplumber

    theplumber Member

    Dec 20, 2008
    The only special aerator design I can think of is the one found on Sloan or commercial faucets where u need the key with two teeth opposite of each other that fits inside the outer sleave to twist it out. Past that I haven't met many aerators in a cast brass body that my channel-locks couldn't get out.

    Rule of thumb, when u see a Kohler faucet, tell them they need a new faucet made by an honest company
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