Have have a leaky faucet. I don't know what brand. It came with the
house. It is the ball single handle. I have been able to remove
everything down to the white whatumacallit with the piece sticking up
on the back side and the flat on the left side. I can't seem to get
this off. HEEELLLLLPPPP. How does it come off?
I'm almost positive that I need to replace the inner core piece that
lies under this white thing..
Take the parts and if possible a photo of what is left to a good
hardware store or a plumbing outlet. They may have a repair kit available
with instructions or they may be able to sell you a new faucet to replace
the cheap one you may have. Most new homes come with really really cheap
faucets and are not worth repairing IMO.
Screw the handle back on the shaft you unscrewed it from and that will
give you a handle to put things out with.
Although that's not what I have done. I just pry with a little screew
driver, first on one side, then on another, until it lifts out. But I
can imagine that one might be very hard to get out.
Actually you might not have had to take all this apart. If you can
unscrew the big half-sphere without taking off the handle, you can
pull the ball and everything on top of it out in one motion. Then you
can replace the seats. It's much less common that one has to replace
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