Tip 1: How to disassemble one-handed mixer

One-armed mixers - expensive plumbing fixtures, distinctive design and high quality.But, unfortunately, they can break.Carry out emergency repairs of broken plumbing device can be in the home.
you need
  • - film;
  • - wrench;
  • - file;
  • - pliers with rubber clamps;
  • - Screwdriver;
  • - vinegar essence;
  • - spare parts.
Guide
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Shut off valves for hot and cold water.The surface of the tap cover film.
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cranky valve cartridge, using a socket wrench.But before that file off key and treat it with a file: it must be done in order to prevent damage to the chrome elements.With a little effort, remove the inner cartridge.
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With the help of pliers, which are equipped with rubber jaws, carefully remove the chrome elements.Use a screwdriver to remove the retaining spring, located in front of brushless cartridge.Note that the cartridge should be removed together with the control piston.
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Using vinegar to remove limescale.This cleaning method is effective in that it does not damage the
chromed elements.Under no circumstances do not use chemical solvents lime or metal spatula: the situation will only worsen.
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If the valve is clogged one-handed mixer, it is recommended to carry out repairs at the same time preventing the switch.To clean the mixer inside and replace the gasket, remove the valve and carefully dismantle it into its constituent elements.It is important to replace the support rings and all the springs, because these elements and will often wear.
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To replace the faulty cartridge, you must remove the cover and lift it to the edge of a sharp object.Inside the opening closed by a two-tone cap, is the locking screw: unscrew the element with an Allen wrench and remove the handle from the lever.
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Following this, remove the decorative nut, and then flip.Remove the decorative nut can simply hand.Flip to reverse the nut, use a special key.Then pull the leaky cartridge and replace it with a new one.

Tip 2: How to disassemble the crane

Surely you've encountered the problem of a dripping faucet or the current.Someone closed a small podkapyvanie eyes, someone was in a hurry to dial the familiar plumbing.And we offer you in this case, just go and fix the faucet itself.Moreover, it is one of the duties as a "man in the house."
Any valve can be dismantled and mend
Guide
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But to fix the valve it must be dismantled.But before we begin the process of dismantling, we must, by visual inspection to determine the type of crane.Cranes can be spherical, clamping, and the coupling with the disc cartridge, which replaces the rubber gasket.
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understand and mend ball valve:
turn their backs on the handle of the key set screw and remove it.Under it is a thumbwheel that need tightening.Knob sets, and check to see whether the valve is leaking.
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If the leak does not stop, pliers unscrew the lid and take out the copier, sealing washer and a ball with a screwdriver and pull out the valve spring seat.Then contract the upper gander, twisting it around its axis.Now we need to install new rings and springs, gander, ball, washer, valve seat and copier.Thereafter screwable cover.Of course, all the details once we did not break.So visually we find out what the item is deteriorated, and replace it with a new one.
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perpetrated pressure valve:
Parse crane as follows: remove the handle with reinforcing cap, unscrew the plug and stem.Then replace the gasket and O-ring stems.At the end of the heat-resistant grease lubricated valve stem and assemble in reverse order.
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If broken faucet cartridge, here we are required to replace the cartridge:
Crane disk type called a different "valve with a cartridge."And darn it: remove the cap index, picked up a screwdriver, to turn out the screw, remove handle tap, then turn the set screw and remove the insertion handle.Then we turn and remove the cover of the valve body.Now we turn the screws that secure the cartridge, remove it and put a new cartridge.Putting the tap.
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Repair crane coupling type: remove the cap to turn out the screw.We lift up the lever and remove the handle.Next, we remove the pliers from the valve body locking nut, pull out the retainer cartridge, remove the cartridge, install the new one in its place and turn the screw.Then contract the gander, cut away the old ring and installed in their place new ones.Finally, collect the crane.
Sources:
  • how to change the cartridge in the faucet
Note
All transactions carried out very carefully, otherwise you can spoil the appearance of the one-armed mixer.
Helpful Hint
Before placing sealing rings in the structure of soap grease.
Sources:
  • -armed Mixer: eliminate breakage yourself
  • mixer-armed

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