Leaking widespread American Standard bathrrom sink faucet

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by l2s2, Jun 4, 2010.

  1. l2s2

    l2s2 New Member

    Jun 4, 2010
    I have two sets of American Standard widespread bathroom sink faucets that leak. To conserve water, I want to fix the leak, but I admit that I am a newbie to bathroom plumbing tasks. My house was built in 1943 and I believe the bathroom fixtures are original. I did a few searches on this forum and a few Google/YouTube searches, but I couldn't find anything on point. Any help is appreciated. Thank you.
  2. Terry

    Terry Administrator Staff Member

    Aug 17, 2004
    Bothell, Washington
    A picture would be nice.
    800 pixels or less can be attached.
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  4. Doherty Plumbing

    Doherty Plumbing Journeyman & Gas Fitter

    Jun 22, 2009
    Red Seal Journeyman Plumber & Licensed Gas Fitter
    Penticton, BC
    I don't know what your financial situation is like but if they are 57 year old faucets you might just want to think about replacing them....
  5. asktom

    asktom Member

    Nov 9, 2009
    Victor, MT
    In 1943 American Standard actually made a decent faucet. Post a picture, it is probably just a matter of a washer and a seat.
  6. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    At that time, the faucet could have had an integral spout on the sink.
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