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 Changing faucet cartridge
Author: papagiorgio (LA)

I have a leaky faucet handle. I can't figure out how to remove the handle to change out the cartridge, though. I've never had to tinker with this kind before and I can't find a set screw. Does anyone have any suggestions? I don't know the brand but please take a look at the picture



Thanks for any help!

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 Re: Changing faucet cartridge
Author: packy (MA)

if you look into the hole on the side do you see a flat spot on the catridge stem? if yes, you may already have done what is necessary to lift the handle off. (sometimes the lever when screwed in tightens against the stem acting like a set screw ???) just a guess..

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 Re: Changing faucet cartridge
Author: hj (AZ)

Unscrew the large pieces between the handle and sink.

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 Re: Changing faucet cartridge
Author: Curly (CA)

I think it is a Pfister brand - Catalina series - slide a thin blade under very top piece on handle and that will expose a screw, remove and handle will lift off.

Faucet maybe covered under their warranty - contact Pfister for replacement parts.

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