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my Delta t17230 shower head is leaking.What could be the cause

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Age: 55 to 64
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Project Type: New
Ownership: < 1 year
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1 week, 2 days ago
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Hi Ang, Thank you for your question. If the showerhead on your model T17230 faucet is leaking when the faucet is on, you may want to look at replacing the RP43381 showerhead.
If the showerhead is leaking when the water is off, you will want to change the RP46463 cartridge.
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Victorian Single Handle Kitchen Faucet is leaking at swivel joint

How do I take apart and repair a leak at the swivel joint area on the spout? The parts diagram which your website shows for the 155-DST does not show the area that I am having a problem with. The leak area is at the the swivel joint which is a few inches above the base part RP53882.
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1 week, 6 days ago
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Hi Sammy, Thank you for your question. To remove the spout from your model 155 you will want to grab the faucet body under the spout and unscrew in a counter-clockwise direction. The RP22934 o-ring on top of the body & base should be replaced to stop the leak.
Here is a link to the parts breakdown of the non-DST version of the model 155.
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1 week, 6 days ago
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How to fix a leaking two-handle shower faucet?

I have a leaking two-handle shower valve. Hardware store personnel looked at the pictures and told me that it's a Delta valve. If it is indeed, I would like to ask the following three questions:

(1) How to fix the leak?
(2) Hardware store personnel told me to pull out what's left in the wall, but it's very well seated in place. Do I just pull it straight out after wiggling it a little bit?
(3) What Delta replacement parts do I need?

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Sky
Topics: Care/Maintenance
Age: 55 to 64
Gender: Male
Project Type: Replacement
Ownership: 10+ years
Skill Level: Intermediate
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California
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Hi Sky, Thank you for your question. To stop the leak you will want to change out the stem assembly and the seats and springs. Once the chrome trim sleeve is unscrewed and the stem extender removed you should be able to wiggle and pull the stem assembly out of the valve body. The seats and springs are located under the stem assembly in the valve body. The part numbers for the stem assembly is the RP1740 and the seats and springs are RP4993. I have attached the parts breakdown below to help with your repair.
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put in new rp4993 seats and springs{set of 2) If you push it straight up and then go left or right no leak. What is wrong? thanks
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1 month, 1 week ago
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Hi None, Thank you for your question. If your model 100LF-WF faucet is leaking under the handle you will want to change out the RP61 cam and packing.
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Delta T2794-cz leaks around spout after test plug removed

Rough in installed with no problems. During trim installation, when I installed the spout and turn on the faucet, water leaks out the bottom where the spout connects. There does not appear to be a gasket or o-ring to install there but the way it is working it seems like it needs one.
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1 month, 3 weeks ago
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Hi Howard, Thank you for your question. The spout connection on the R2707 rough should have the RP18362 o-ring on it to create the seal when the T2794 trim is installed. There are no seals in the roman tub spout itself.
I have included a link to the parts breakdown to show the location of the o-ring.
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Leaking faucet

I have a leaking swivel connection on a Delta Venetian faucet and I need to know how to disassemble the faucet to change the O-ring. I don't see no Allen screw to disassemble. Please help!!

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Topics: Assembly
Age: 55 to 64
Gender: Male
Ownership: 6-10 years
Skill Level: Intermediate
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Hi Clyde,
Thank you for your question. The bonnet, which is the piece directly under where the faucet is leaking will unscrew allowing you to pull the spout off and access the o-rings. I have attached a link to the parts breakdown for the model 155-WF below to help with your repair.
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How to replace part number RP50587 part

I need to replace the part number RP50587 part in my Delta Kitchen Faucet model number 16927-DS-DST
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Project Type: Replacement
Ownership: 2-5 years
Skill Level: Intermediate
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1821 San Antonio Dr, Garland, Tx
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Hi Jerry, Thank you for your question. To access the RP50587 cartridge you will need to first shut off the water supply to the faucet. You will then remove the handle by loosening the set screw under the red/blue button. Next unscrew and remove the cap and the bonnet. This will allow you to remove and replace the RP50587. I have attached a link to the manual for the model 16927-SD-DST below which includes the parts breakdown to help you with your repair.
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I recently made an attempt to replace the stem unit in my delta faucet handle because it was leaking from under the handle. When I tried to remove the allen set screw it was stuck and eventually stripped. What can I do this point? Drill it out?
Age: 45 to 54
Gender: Male
Project Type: Replacement
Ownership: 6-10 years
Skill Level: Intermediate
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Hi Craig, Thank you for your question. Drilling the stripped set screw out is most likely the solution to your issue. If you don't damage the threads you can just replace the screw. If you do, the handle can be replaced.
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Leaking drain pipe

I installed a new B2596LF-SS faucet and drain pipe on an American Standard porcelain sink. It is leaking between the rubber gasket and sink. I have used silicone grease on the rubber donut seal so it doesn't bind when tightening. There is a slight surface irregularity on the mating surface of the sink. should I sand it? Use Silicone adhesive on the sink? on the threads? Thanks in advance for your help. Raymond
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Hi Ray, Thank you for your question. We would recommend using the silicone on the sink to help create the seal with the gasket.
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How do I take this apart for repair?

This faucet was probably installed in year 2000. We do not have a product sheet or manual and have not been able to find one on your web site. Nor do we have a product number.
The handle started to leak and we cannot figure out how to disassemble it in order to replace the necessary parts.

Any help you can give would be very much appreciated.
Topics: Assembly
Project Type: New
Ownership: 10+ years
Skill Level: Intermediate
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Hi Elizabeth, Thank you for your question. To make your repair you will need to first remove the handle. Place the palm on your hand on top of the handle , push down and turn counter-clockwise. This should remove the top portion of the handle. Once this cover is off you will see a screw, remove this screw and the handle will come off. Underneath the handle is the bonnet nut that holds in the stem assembly and a seat and spring in place. Once the bonnet nut is removed you can replace the RP1740 stem assembly and RP4993 seats and springs to stop the leak. I have attached a parts breakdown of a similar faucet model below to help you with the repair.
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