Delta Renovation Kit - 600 Series Tub and Shower

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Product Features and Benefits

  • Kits to update old 600 series Tub and Shower trim pieces in chrome, RB and SS.
  • Includes the following RPs within the kit: - lever handle; RP5883RB - escutcheon; RP1050RB - cap; RP5893RB - sleeve; RP196RB - escutcheon screws; RP20111 - conversion ball; RP4993 - seats & springs; RP188 - cam and packing.
  • Lifetime Faucet and Finish Warranty

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Delta Renovation Kit - 600 Series Tub and Shower 4 5 3 3
Easy Conversion I replaced a brass crystal knob faucet with this conversion unit. The conversion was easy. My only problem is that the lever handle seems counterintuitive for hot and cold. With the old faucet, you turned the knob clockwise for cold. With the lever handle, clockwise is for hot. Since the H and C markers are on the top of the escutcheon, one would expect the top of the lever handle to point to the selected water temp, but the opposite is true. When the top of the handle points to C, the handle is turned clockwise, and you get hot water. I realize this orientation may be standard for lever handles. Our kitchen faucet is also clockwise for hot but at least it does not have H and C designations to confuse things. July 25, 2012
Excellent Quality but... This was really impressive quality, but I would expect nothing less from Delta. It is really heavy duty, and it appears that there are no plastic parts which is something I would expect from a lesser quality plumbing fixture. But, unfortunately I could not use it because our existing plumbing was so old that our old valve broke as my contractor tried to install this renovation piece. I can't really return it because it had been opened, so I am saving it for when I renovate the other bathroom. March 13, 2015
perfect match I bought this for a customer a month ago and they love it. March 30, 2015
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I want to upgrade my tub trim and I believe i have the old 600 series (3056418) with push button diverter.

I would like to upgrade it with the lever handle which kit do I need to purchase.
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Hi Linda, Thank you for your question. The RP54870 is the renovation kit for the 600 series faucets. The kit is available in chrome, (SS) brilliance stainless, and (RB) venetian bronze finishes. To work with your faucet you would have to remove the push button diverter and plug the hole with the RP2865, and order a diverter tub spout.
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Will this work with the 600 series round stem?

I have a Delta Brilliance Polished Brass shower and tub spout with pull down diverter that seems to be a 600 series with what Pfister's Universal Trim Kit says is a "round stem." It's like the one pictured, but instead of the circle piece with the slot in it, there is a circle piece with a triangle. The water turns on by lifting the handle, and adjusts hot or cold by moving the handle side to side. Will this kit work with that? And what kind of tub spout can I use to replace the pull down spout? I'm trying to renovate to a different color.
Topics: Purchase, Features, Assembly
Age: 45 to 54
Project Type: Replacement
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Hi Joby, Thank you for your question. The RP54870 600 series renovation kit comes in chrome, brilliance stainless, and venetian bronze finishes. The kit will come with the necessary parts to convert from the acrylic knob handle to a lever style handle.
We do not recommend using competitors parts with our faucets and doing so will void the product warranty.
The pull down diverter tub spout is available as the RP17543 in the chrome and brilliance stainless finishes.
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What part do I need to fill the gap shown in the photograph?

I recently submitted a question to Delta inquiring if the existing acrylic ball on my 1600 series shower faucet could be replaced with an ADA compliant lever. Thank you for your advise and guidance. The lever (RP48717) fits and accommodates my needs very efficiently.

However, there is still a problem. In the attached photograph, you can see that there is a part missing between the base of the lever and the hole in the escutcheon. The distance from the hole in the escutcheon to the base of the lever is approximately 1-1/4 inches.

What part do I need to fill the gap shown in the photograph?
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Virginia
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Hi Marjorie, Thank you for your question. The pictured faucet is missing the RP6081 sleeve that will cover the exposed portion of the brass valve body.
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2 of the reviews noted the position of the H and C symbols as confusing. Don't know when those reviews were written, but I'm considering purchase of this item in May of 2015.
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Hi Vicki, Thank you for your question. When the RP54870 renovation kit is installed, the lever handle continues to work the same as how the original knob handle operated. You lift up to turn the water on, cold is to the right, and hot is to the left. This matches the H/C on the escutcheon. The confusion is that the bottom of the lever portion of the handle is now pointing the opposite way. It may help to picture this as a single handle kitchen faucet that has cold back and to the right and hot back and to the left.
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Is that possible?
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Hi AMS, Thank you for your question. If your current faucet/valve is a 600 series and uses the ball assembly, seats, and springs and does not use a cartridge the Leland 14 series trim will not fit.
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how do you replace the diverter valve assembly on a series 600 delta shower/tub faucet?

water leaks out around the diverter valve stem when in the shower position so I assume the diverter valve assembly must be replaced. If there are other ways to stop this leak please please provide details.
Topics: Care/Maintenance
Age: 65 or over
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Project Type: Replacement
Ownership: 10+ years
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2 months, 3 weeks ago
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Alexandria, VA, USA
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Hi Walt, Thank you for your question. If the push button diverter on your valve is not working properly it can be unscrewed and replaced with a new RP5649. You would need to remove the handle and round escutcheon to access the diverter. The push button diverter will unscrew in a counter-clockwise direction.
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I would like to change out the existing fixtures with this renovation kit...can I do that with this diverter?

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Heather
West Palm Beach, FL, USA
Or do I have to change the piece inside the wall? I'm trying to not have to break up my marble.
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Hi Heather, Thank you for your question. The pictured faucet is a 600 series faucet. We offer the RP54870 renovation kit in chrome, (SS) brilliance stainless, and (RB) ventian bronze that will work with your existing rough in valve. To use the renovation kit you will have to plug the push button diverter with RP2865 and order a diverter tub spout.
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What is the product number for a matching diverter tub spout for the RP54870ss renovation kit?

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Hi Cindy, Thank you for your question. There is not a specific tub spout that matches the RP54870SS renovation kit. Any of our spouts in the (SS) brilliance stainless finish would work. The RP64721SS is a traditionally styled diverter tub spout in the SS finish that can be used.
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can i replace an old 600 glass knob to a lever handle with having to change anything else thanks

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Hi Nev, Thank you for your question. In addition to the lever style handle you would also need to order the RP20111 conversion ball to convert your 600 series faucet from the acrylic knob handle. The lever handle will not attach to the existing diamond shaped end of the ball assembly.
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Can I change my delta 600 series bathtub/shower faucet with push diverter with different model?

I would like to update my bathtub/shower single handle faucet with push diverter. It is 17 years old and the finish is pretty beat up. I would like to replace it with something other than chrome or stainless steel. Is there any other model that I can change it to without major work from a plumber? Thanks!
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Hi Alrus, Thank you for your question. The RP54870 is the only renovation option for your 600 series faucet. You would need to plug the push button diverter with RP2865 and switch to a diverter tub spout with this kit.
The other option would be to change the complete faucet, trim and rough.
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