|Posted by tottieirene on June 03, 2003 at 01:52:53:|
|In response to Re: leaking tub/shower "single handle" faucet|
: : Stanodyne is Moen. I do not know how tightening the handle could stop a leak, but the normal repair is to replace the core/stem.
: : : Terry Love,
: : : we have a leaky bathtub faucet. The splash "shield over the pull handle says "standyne" on it but it looks like moen type hardware. I've this this problem before in other homes and usually I just remove the cap over the central screw in the pull handle and tighten it and the leaking stops. But in this case that does not work. The type of hardware is the kind that is controlled by pulling a single knob to regulate water flow and turn to the left for hot and right for cold. Any advice on how to correct the problem short of calling a plumber in?
: : : thanks
I tried the silicone grease treatment and it didn't work. I'll try replacing the stem/core.
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