What You'll Need
Here are the tools for servicing a diverter valve:
- Pipe wrench
- Replacement valve
Servicing a Sink or Tub Diverter Valve
After you've determined there is a problem with your diverter valve, follow these steps to help you get things working again.
To service the diverter valve:Step 3: Reassemble and reinstall valve, then test unit. If it still operates poorly, you will probably have to replace valve. Replacement must be exact, so take faucet manufacturer's name and unit model number or old valve with you when you buy new valve.As you can see, myriad problems can go wrong with your faucet's spray hose. Fortunately, there are myraid solutions, too. Use the tips featured in this article to first help you identify the problem and then help you fix it!
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