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Old 05-23-2011, 09:36 AM  
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Default Trying to remove single handle faucet for repair

I am desperately trying to get the single handle off my American Standard kitchen sink faucet. I popped off the little hot/cold indicator and removed the set screw with an allen wrench but i can't for the life of me pop off the handle. The hot/cold indicator and set screw are kinda just floating around in the dome now...

Any words of advice? Here's a pic of the faucet if it helps

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Old 05-23-2011, 03:27 PM  
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Not sure about that brand but some don't lift up and off. They slide front to back to come off.
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Old 05-25-2011, 12:34 AM  
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Just make sure some fool didn't put 2 set screws in it, That's a machanics trick when they won't stay tight.
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