Faucet washer leakage and faucet valve leakage solutions
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What should we do when the faucet valve leakage
1. Turn off the main switch of water supply first, of course. Then open a screw cover on the faucet handle and remove the handle to reveal the cross screw. Remove the handle with a cross screwdriver and put it aside to expose the spool assembly. Remove the spool assembly by rotating counterclockwise with a wrench or pliers.
2. Then carefully disassemble the spool assembly, pay attention not to damage parts, and check whether the spool is damaged. If there is no damage, it is because the parts loose can not seal the problem. Now you can see its construction after taking the leather pad and then added to the spool plastic seal ring (red ring) and between the spool, to increase the tightness of its contact.
3, and then the faucet accessories in accordance with the original order of assembly, now there is a piece of leather cushion ring leather cushion in it, the combination of the good valve core back to increase the tightness.
What should we do when the faucet washer leaks
1. Turn off the water supply and remove the small screws above or behind the faucet handle to remove the handle fixed on the main body of the faucet. Some of the screws are hidden under metal buttons, plastic buttons or plastic sheets that get stuck or screwed into the handle. Just open the button and you’ll see the handle screws on top.
2. Remove the handle and check the parts of the faucet. Remove the packing nut with a pliers or adjustable wrench. Be careful not to leave scratches on the metal. Turn the spool or shaft in the same direction as when you turn on the faucet to unscrew them.
3. Remove the screw fixing the washer. If necessary, use permeable oil to loosen the screw. Check the screws and spool and replace with a new one if there is any damage. Replace the old washer with an identical new washer. A new washer that matches the old washer almost exactly will generally keep the faucet from dripping.
4. Fix the new gasket to the spool and reinstall the parts in the faucet. Rotate the spool clockwise. After the spool is in place, reinstall the packing nut. Be careful not to leave a scratch on the metal. Then switch on and check.