Need help with leaky bathtub faucet - newbie

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by riddlebox, Sep 30, 2013.

  1. riddlebox

    riddlebox New Member

    Sep 30, 2013
    2013-09-30 21.14.10.jpg 2013-09-30 21.14.15.jpg 2013-09-30 21.14.20.jpg 2013-09-30 21.14.28.jpg Hello,
    I do not know which brand of faucets I have in my bathtub but there is water coming out of the spout when the faucets are turned off. I opened the faucets to try to pull the stem and see if the washers were leaking.

    I am stuck at this point though...I remove the caps and covers but I have a solid round piece and do not see any nuts to remove the stem. There is a white plastic piece where the handle snaps on and that piece pops off.

    What I have noticed is that if we turn the handles to the off position; it will take around 15-20 seconds before any water starts coming out of the spout....
    I also see "Sears 609-204810" on the cover to the handle.

    I have attached a photo of what I am looking at...
    Also at this page:

    Thanks for any pointers....

    I found out which setup I have..

    I am still open to any suggestions if anyone sees anything obvious from the pictures of the stem...

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    Last edited: Sep 30, 2013
  2. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

    Aug 31, 2004
    Cave Creek, Arizona
    Sears doesn't make their own faucets, but since you have a model number they can get the parts for it.
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