Apologies in advance if I omit any important information from this
post. I am a home repair and plumbing novice.
I have a five-year old Delta two-handle kitchen faucet that has
developed a leak at the base of the main faucet. It leaks only when
the water is turned on.
Seems a good place to start would be to replace the spout o-rings, but
I dont know if that would fix the problem because the faucet seems to
wobble on the stem when I move it back and forth. I was under the
impression that there wasn't supposed to be any give in the faucet on
the vertical axis.
Has the faucet been damaged/warped in some way? Should I try
replacing the spout o-ring? Or something else completely?
Thanks for the help!
This is Turtle.
Hey Tiger fan i'm from Louisiana too at Oakdale.
Hey Delta has a repair kit to replace all the guts of the set for about
$10.00 but You can buy the whole set new for about $35.00 but some models
run about $22.00 .
I never could see going $10. to repair when $30 will replace the whole
Are you ready for the big up coming game?
I have a somewhat piece of shit Price-Pfister single-handle kitchen
faucet that gives me the same problem every now and then. Check to see
if the bottom of the entire faucet assembly -- just above where the
whole thing meets the sink -- is, for the lack of a better term, a
separate ring of metal, like a fairly large collar. If it is, turn it
clockwise until it's tight and then turn the water on, and see if the
This is how I've been solving our problem until we rehab the kitchen
later next year.
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