Leland® Single Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet

Model #:9178-RB-DST

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Finish Shown: Venetian® Bronze
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Product Features and Benefits

  • MagnaTite docking keeps the kitchen pull-down spray wand firmly in place with a powerful integrated magnet, so it stays docked when not in use
  • DIAMOND Seal Technology features a valve embedded with diamonds to ensure like-new operation for the life of the faucet
  • Meets standards set by Americans with Disabilities Act
  • Touch-Clean spray holes allow for easy removal of hard water build-up
  • 1 or 3-hole installation
  • High-arc pull-down swivels 360degrees for complete sink access
  • Includes optional 10-3/4 in. escutcheon
  • Lifetime Faucet and Finish Warranty

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Installation Information

1 or 3-hole 8″ installation
  • Number of Handles: 1
  • Tall/High-Arc: Yes
  • Pull-out/Pull-down: Yes
  • With Side Sprayer: No
  • With Soap/Lotion Dispenser: No
  • Aerator Type: Cache
  • Valve Type: DIAMOND(TM) Seal Valve
  • Flow Rate: 1.80 gpm @ 60 psi, 6.8 L/min @ 414 kPa
  • Holes/Width: 1 or 3-hole 8″ installation
  • Spout Length: 9-1/8″
  • Spout Total Height: 14-7/8″
  • Spout Height Deck to Aerator: 7-7/8″

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Reviews

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 68 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love It! My old faucet had developed some issues after 12 years of use. When I called Delta for replacement parts we found that my faucet model had been discontinued. Since Delta offers a lifetime warranty and stands behind their product, the representative was able to replace my faucet with a new, similar model. The new faucet was very easy to install, is very pretty and looks perfect in my kitchen. I am VERY happy with it. I especially love the magnetic return on the wand. Very simple and easy to use. Thank you, Delta, for meaning what you say when you say lifetime warranty! I cannot say enough about the excellent customer service! I will always buy Delta. March 9, 2016
Rated 1 out of 5 by Not impressed This was a diy project that included a new sink, faucet Model 9178, disposal and undercounter water filtration system. The Delta faucet was easy to install and the finish on the faucet is beautiful (oil rubbed bronze). It operates very smoothly with just the slightest pressure. I am disappointed in the flow rate of the faucet in that it is very very difficult to get a warm slow flow. Slow flow at hot and cold are easy, but the faucet literally turns off to zero flow when put between hot and cold to obtain warm. The handle has to be pushed out to a faster flow to get warm water. Not impressed. October 6, 2015
Rated 1 out of 5 by quick connect hose FAIL I've had this installed for about 4 weeks, all was good until...This hair-brained connection (the flex hose has cheap plastic connection and retainer clip) is a disaster - then you're on the hook for a proprietary connection if it fails. Who can wait (how many days) for delta to ship you replacement parts while your sink sits idle? Stay away February 3, 2013
Rated 4 out of 5 by Love the look and feel We bought this faucet because I will only use Delta and love the look and feel of the faucet. The faucet is 2 years old and in the past several months started to become difficult to shut off first time, if we open it up then push back quickly it will completely shut off. January 6, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Solid, sturdy, works beautifully. I love this faucet! I am very picky about plumbing fixtures, and worried that all the parts weren't in the package since it obviously was a return; the bags were open and parts strewn around. However, the plumber checked carefully and it was complete. This faucet is pretty and works smoothly, with easy-on and off, it has super water pressure and is such an improvement over my old, cheap faucet. My handyman said I could have installed it myself, but I found the instructions to be poorly-written, dense, and difficult to follow. He did fine with them, however. The poor instructions are my only complaint. A glossary would have been nice for those with limited plumbing vocabulary. June 14, 2014
Rated 5 out of 5 by Never had any issues with this Faucet I work for a New Residential pluming company and we install these faucets, along with the Leland 2-hole Kitchen Faucet, in half of the houses we have. We have never had any warranty calls or any issues with this faucet. I highly recommend it. February 3, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Love this faucet I remodeled my kitchen years ago when the pull-down type first came out and I couldn't afford it. Recently my pull-out spray faucet sprung an unfixable leak and I finally got the Leland Pull-down. I love the pull-down much better than the pull-out and I had it installed with the handle on the left (I'm left-handed and this feels more comfortable). When I use it on full, it doesn't back-spray me like the other faucet did. The only problem is that it has a slow drip in the off position. I've tried turning on the hot then cold, turning it off between but can't seem to find the spot that will turn off the drip. I've only had it a few days and my husband seems to think it will resolve itself. I hope he's right. June 5, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Superb Faucet! I just installed this myself today. It was probably one of the easiest faucet installs I have ever done! The directions were simple and I appreciated that tools came with it! The BIGGEST headache with any plumbing job is making the final connections. There is nothing more frustrating that LEAKS! All the connections on this faucet were quick and simple. I noticed in another comment that someone had a problem with the flex hose connection coming apart. The directions are VERY specific as to how this is to be made - even showing 3 ways NOT to do it. All I can say is, "Your on your own pal for if you don't follow the instructions!" In closing, the is the first job where my use of "plumbers language" was at an all time low! ;-) GREAT PRODUCT! HIGHLY RECOMMEND! September 6, 2014
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Does the spray/stream revert to a default setting when the water is turned off?

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Hi Kneeley, Thank you for your question!
The button on the spray wand for the model 9178-DST will stay diverted to the mode it was set at by the customer. It will not switch to a default when turned off.

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how Do I remove the aerator from the spray head to clean? It appears to have mineral buildup and needs a good cleaning.

It is a Leland Model 978 SS DST-STAINLESS
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Hi Bob,

Thank you for your question. In order to remove the aerator, you will need to use the aerator wrench RP50815.

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Any recommendations for cleaning the hose of the pull down sprayer on model #9178 AR-DST

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Hello Dave,

Thanks for your question!

You can clean any of the parts on your Delta kitchen faucet with a 50/50 solution of white vinegar and water.

I hope this helps!

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Justin
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Reversibility

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Minneapolis, MN, USA
The staff’s answer to the question of installing the Delta 9178 SS DST backwards so the handle is on the left says the logo will be facing the back. There is no logo showing on the Delta website photo of the faucet. Also, do I assume correctly that this reversibility to the Delta 9178 AR DST as well since the "AR" refers to the finish?
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Hi JC, Thank you for your question!
The 9178-AR-DST ( Arctic Stainless Steel finish) has the Delta name engraved on the bottom of the spout where it swivels. The faucet can be installed with the handle facing the left hand side. Please keep in mind that will change the operation of the handle.

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Venetian Bronze Color

Does the Venetian Bronze faucet coordinate with oil rubbed bronze cabinet hardware?
4 months ago
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Hello Sophie,

Thanks for your question!

It's always a good idea to take the cabinet hardware and other accessories to a Delta Faucet showroom to see if your chosen hardware will match the faucet and vice versa. The color of the hardware will ultimately depend on the manufacturer, so we couldn't say if it would definitely match. However, Venetian Bronze would probably match an oil rubbed bronze finish, but whether or not it looks good together is ultimately up to you.

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people are saying water connection hoses are plastic instead of braided stainless. True?

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Hi Bill,

Thank you for your question. Our Diamond Seal Technology (DST) faucets have PEX supply lines. These eliminate the need for additional riser hoses and provide for easier installation and fewer leak points.

For more information about our DST models, please click the link below:
http://www.deltafaucet.com/smart-so...

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what is the height of the faucet, measuring from granite countertop (no plate) to highest point?

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Hi Bill,

Thank you for your question! The faucet is 14 7/8" from the deck to the top of the spout. Please refer to the Technical Specifications under the Product Support tab for more information.

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Does the soap dispenser fill from the top or from underneath the cabinet?

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Hi Karla, Thank you for your question!
All of our soap dispensers can be filled from the top using our RP30395 vented funnel.

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can you move the handle to the front of the faucet?

I have this great faucet installed in a new home, but the right side handle is very awkward. Can I move it to the front of the faucet?
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Hi Cat, Thank you for your question!
Yes, you can install the faucet to where the handle is facing towards the front.

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Hi curleysue,

Thank you for your question. You can use a soap dispenser to fill the second hole, such as the RP50813SS.

http://www.deltafaucet.com/kitchen/...

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