Faucet leaking when shower is on

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  1. Mar 6, 2012 #1

    kse93

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    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?
     
  2. Mar 6, 2012 #2

    kok328

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    You need to replace the cartridge in the middle handle.
     
  3. Mar 7, 2012 #3

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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?
     
  4. Mar 8, 2012 #4

    isola96

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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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