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Old 03-06-2012, 03:23 PM  
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Default Faucet leaking when shower is on

I know I need to replace the cartridge but i don't know where it is located.

This is what my system looks like:
http://i.imgur.com/5Cu89.jpg

The middle knob is what switches where the water goes. Now do I need to replace that or the actual faucet?


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Old 03-06-2012, 03:55 PM  
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You need to replace the cartridge in the middle handle.


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Old 03-06-2012, 09:05 PM  
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Thank you!

Now, I am pretty inept when it comes to DIY so my next question is, how do I get the handle off the wall? Is there a de-caulker I have to buy or something?
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You will be able to take the middle stem out and check the seats, & washers which to me sounds more like a washer then the stem its self it looks like a older system I don't know if you will be able to get the parts.
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This might help
http://www.acehardware.com/info/inde...goryId=1280424


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