Kitchen Faucet does not turn

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  1. Jan 21, 2012 #1

    bsctyler

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    Hello,
    My kitchen faucet is stuck in one position. It does not move to the right or left. Please help.
    Thank you,

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  2. Jan 22, 2012 #2

    isola96

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    Sounds like its broke from inside the barring that makes it move
    Some will say if you really like the faucet fix it you will have to take it all apart
    Or just replace it.
     
  3. Jan 22, 2012 #3

    joecaption

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    Shut the water off under the sink. remove the set screw holding the level on and lift off the handle. Unscrew the valve stem. Look it over and inside the housing for any trash inside. It's best to just replace the whole valve stem. Just take it to any plumbing supply or even HD or Lowes and match it it and replace it.
     
  4. Jan 23, 2012 #4

    Redwood

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    Your faucet will be very similar to this one.

    Parts diagram for Delta Pull Out Faucet

    Remove the parts from the top down, disconnect the hose from the pull out spray and pull out the hose, Then remove the hub assembly. See if you can identify the brand & model for sure to locate the proper o-rings and hub assembly parts.
     
  5. Jan 23, 2012 #5

    nealtw

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    I have had one of these apart, let's say a cheap brand that was all plastic with two "O" rings to seperate the inside from the outside and there was what looked like battery corrosion that stuck the two plastics together. I clean it up and re-installed it and it worked fine for two weaks. Repaced it with a brand name unit.
     

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