Re: faucet seat won't come out
Posted by hj on December 03, 2003 at 22:54:08:
In response to Re: faucet seat won't come out
YOu have a better chance of punching a hole in the back of the faucet if the easy out is too long.

: I want to replace the faucet washers and seats in a 35 year old stall shower. I can't get the seats off (i think they're original). The inside of the seats seems to have rounded out and the wrench will not grab. I also noticed metal shavings on the wrench so I stopped. I then used a seat tool to try and smooth out the seat, but could not get it very smooth, plus I was afraid of removing to much of whats left of the seat. I put everything back together so I could turn the water in my house back on, but now it drips worse than before. If I use an easy-out, how much danger is there in cracking the part the seat screws into? Thanks for any advice you can give.




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