Delta Kitchen Faucet Leaking

Delta Kitchen Faucet Leaking

Baby Registry Baby Registry Finder Real Answers Getting Pregnant Pregnancy Baby Toddler Baby Names View All Topics Tools News Community Log in Create An Account How to Fix a Leaky Single-Handle Ball Delta Kitchen Faucet by Matt Smolsky While Delta single-handle ball faucets are generally reliable, they can spring leaks. Years of wear and tear can result in annoying and wasteful drips from the base of handle or from the aerator. The good news is that repair kits are readily available. However, if you can’t locate a Delta-brand repair kit, a universal sample should suffice as long as the package states that it will work with a Delta faucet. google_ad_client = ‘ca-pub-3235755782694080’; google_ad_channel = ‘1149423940’; google_ad_output = ‘js’; google_max_num_ads = ‘1’; google_ad_type = ‘text’; google_url =’bottom’; google_label_text = ‘Sponsored link’; 1. Adjust Ring at Base of Handle1 Close the shutoff valves under the sink. Alternatively, if there aren’t shutoff valves under the sink, turn off the water at the water meter, usually in the basement or a crawl space. Turn the faucet to both hot and cold to allow each to drain completely. 2. Adjust Ring at Base of Handle2 Remove the plastic plug from the handle of the Delta kitchen faucet by prying it off, using a slotted screwdriver. Be careful not to scratch the finish. 3. Adjust Ring at Base of Handle3 Unscrew the hex nut under the plastic cap, using an Allen wrench. Pull the handle off of the faucet and set it aside. Put the nut in a place where it won’t get lost. 4. Adjust Ring at Base of Handle4 Tighten the ring with a spanner wrench, which should come with the repair kit. If it doesn’t, purchase one from a hardware store or home center. Reattach the faucet handle, using the hex nut and Allen wrench. Turn on the water and test the faucet. 5. Replacing Seals and Springs1 Turn off the water at the shutoff valves or water meter. Turn the handle to hot and then cold to drain all the water from each side. 6. Replacing Seals and Springs2 Pop off the plastic plug on the handle of the Delta faucet. Unscrew the hex nut underneath the plug, using an Allen wrench. Set the handle and hex nut aside in a safe place. 7. Replacing Seals and Springs3 Grip the cap at the top of the faucet and turn it counterclockwise. Alternatively, use adjustable pliers if the cap won’t move. Wrap a plastic glove around the collar to prevent marring of the surface when using adjustable pliers. 8. Replacing Seals and Springs4 Remove the cap and adjusting ring, cam, packing, stainless steel ball, seats and springs. Pay close attention to the order in which the parts are removed. 9. Replacing Seals and Springs5 Install the new parts that came with your repair kit in the same order you removed the old parts. 10. Replacing Seals and Springs6 Reattach the cap and adjusting wring. Do not to overtighten it. 11. Replacing Seals and Springs7 Reattach the handle of the Delta kitchen faucet, using the hex nut and Allen wrench. Turn on the water and test the faucet. google_ad_client = ‘ca-pub-3235755782694080’; google_ad_channel = ‘2626157141’; google_ad_output = ‘js’; google_max_num_ads = ‘4’; google_ad_type = ‘text’; google_image_size = ‘336×280’; google_feedback = ‘on’; google_url =’bottom’; google_label_text = ‘Sponsored links’; Items you will need Delta faucet repair kitSlotted screwdriverAllen wrenchSpanner wrenchAdjustable pliersRubber gloves Tips Look at where the faucet is leaking. If it’s from the base of the handle, you may be able to fix the leak by tightening the adjusting ring at the base of the handle. If it’s dripping from the aerator, you’ll have to replace the seats and springs. Before disassembling the the springs and seals, take a digital photo of the assembly. This will help you remember what it should look like when you put it back together. While each individual part you removed from your single-handle Delta kitchen faucet may look fine, it’s best to replace everything. References Family Handyman: How to Repair a Kitchen Faucet Photo Credits Michael Blann/Digital Vision/Getty Images Living The Bump Home How to Fix a Leaky Single-Handle Ball Delta Kitchen Faucet Related Searches Related Articles How to Fix Bathtub Faucet Leaks With Old Fittings That Won't Loosen With No Trap Door How to Replace the Hose on a Moen Single Handle Pull-out Faucet How to Change a Delta Faucet in a Kitchen Sink How to Repair a Leaking Kitchen Faucet Base Popular Articles How to Repair Leaks in an American Standard Gooseneck Kitchen Faucet How to Remove Coins Stuck Inside a Front Load Washer How to Fix a Shower That Gets Hotter When a Toilet Is Flushed How to Clean Out a Dishwasher That Is Backing Up How to Repair a Leaky Kohler 16111-4A Revival Faucet How to Remove the Spool from a Craftsman Weedeater
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Delta Kitchen Faucet Leaking

Baby Registry Baby Registry Finder Real Answers Getting Pregnant Pregnancy Baby Toddler Baby Names View All Topics Tools News Community Log in Create An Account How to Fix a Leaky Single-Handle Ball Delta Kitchen Faucet by Matt Smolsky While Delta single-handle ball faucets are generally reliable, they can spring leaks. Years of wear and tear can result in annoying and wasteful drips from the base of handle or from the aerator. The good news is that repair kits are readily available. However, if you can’t locate a Delta-brand repair kit, a universal sample should suffice as long as the package states that it will work with a Delta faucet. google_ad_client = ‘ca-pub-3235755782694080’; google_ad_channel = ‘1149423940’; google_ad_output = ‘js’; google_max_num_ads = ‘1’; google_ad_type = ‘text’; google_url =’bottom’; google_label_text = ‘Sponsored link’; 1. Adjust Ring at Base of Handle1 Close the shutoff valves under the sink. Alternatively, if there aren’t shutoff valves under the sink, turn off the water at the water meter, usually in the basement or a crawl space. Turn the faucet to both hot and cold to allow each to drain completely. 2. Adjust Ring at Base of Handle2 Remove the plastic plug from the handle of the Delta kitchen faucet by prying it off, using a slotted screwdriver. Be careful not to scratch the finish. 3. Adjust Ring at Base of Handle3 Unscrew the hex nut under the plastic cap, using an Allen wrench. Pull the handle off of the faucet and set it aside. Put the nut in a place where it won’t get lost. 4. Adjust Ring at Base of Handle4 Tighten the ring with a spanner wrench, which should come with the repair kit. If it doesn’t, purchase one from a hardware store or home center. Reattach the faucet handle, using the hex nut and Allen wrench. Turn on the water and test the faucet. 5. Replacing Seals and Springs1 Turn off the water at the shutoff valves or water meter. Turn the handle to hot and then cold to drain all the water from each side. 6. Replacing Seals and Springs2 Pop off the plastic plug on the handle of the Delta faucet. Unscrew the hex nut underneath the plug, using an Allen wrench. Set the handle and hex nut aside in a safe place. 7. Replacing Seals and Springs3 Grip the cap at the top of the faucet and turn it counterclockwise. Alternatively, use adjustable pliers if the cap won’t move. Wrap a plastic glove around the collar to prevent marring of the surface when using adjustable pliers. 8. Replacing Seals and Springs4 Remove the cap and adjusting ring, cam, packing, stainless steel ball, seats and springs. Pay close attention to the order in which the parts are removed. 9. Replacing Seals and Springs5 Install the new parts that came with your repair kit in the same order you removed the old parts. 10. Replacing Seals and Springs6 Reattach the cap and adjusting wring. Do not to overtighten it. 11. Replacing Seals and Springs7 Reattach the handle of the Delta kitchen faucet, using the hex nut and Allen wrench. Turn on the water and test the faucet. google_ad_client = ‘ca-pub-3235755782694080’; google_ad_channel = ‘2626157141’; google_ad_output = ‘js’; google_max_num_ads = ‘4’; google_ad_type = ‘text’; google_image_size = ‘336×280’; google_feedback = ‘on’; google_url =’bottom’; google_label_text = ‘Sponsored links’; Items you will need Delta faucet repair kitSlotted screwdriverAllen wrenchSpanner wrenchAdjustable pliersRubber gloves Tips Look at where the faucet is leaking. If it’s from the base of the handle, you may be able to fix the leak by tightening the adjusting ring at the base of the handle. If it’s dripping from the aerator, you’ll have to replace the seats and springs. Before disassembling the the springs and seals, take a digital photo of the assembly. This will help you remember what it should look like when you put it back together. While each individual part you removed from your single-handle Delta kitchen faucet may look fine, it’s best to replace everything. References Family Handyman: How to Repair a Kitchen Faucet Photo Credits Michael Blann/Digital Vision/Getty Images Living The Bump Home How to Fix a Leaky Single-Handle Ball Delta Kitchen Faucet

Delta Kitchen Faucet Leaking

Delta Kitchen Faucet Leaking
Delta Kitchen Faucet Leaking
Delta Kitchen Faucet Leaking
Delta Kitchen Faucet Leaking
Delta Kitchen Faucet Leaking