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 Help! Can't Figure Out How to Remove this Type of Bathroom Faucet?
Author: giink (NH)

Hi! I am new to this forum and would like any suggestions of how I can remove this type of Kohler bathroom faucet (I don't have any model number and it's approximately 14yrs. old, so I imagine they probably don't even make it anymore. The cold water side faucet leaks (won't shut in the "off" position) and I want to replace it's interior with new seals and/or cartridge, I've done this a number of times before but never on a pedestal style sink. Can't figure out where to unscrew the faucet from? Do I need to remove the sink from the wall to access these type of faucets somehow? Please see the pictures below. Thank you in advance!









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 Re: Help! Can't Figure Out How to Remove this Type of Bathroom Faucet?
Author: PlumberLoren (CA)

Pedistal Lavatories can be a PITA as they have very little room to get your hands and tools in position to install or remove the faucet. A Basin Wrench could help you but you are pinched for room to use the tool. You may have to remove the basin from the wall in order to get the access you need. Install a well made brand i.e. a Grohe or similar quality brand made of solid brass when you do this job. You can always order parts from their web site. It will save you headaches later on.



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 Re: Help! Can't Figure Out How to Remove this Type of Bathroom Faucet?
Author: Pipe runner (AZ)

got to pull the pedestal lav off the wall so that you can access the bottom side of the hot, cold and spout washer's and locking nut from below. Careful to not scratch the floor with pedestal base and be careful not to knock it over. good luck.

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 Re: Help! Can't Figure Out How to Remove this Type of Bathroom Faucet?
Author: m & m (MD)

You seem to be saying that you want to repair, not replace, the faucet. To repair it, remove the button on the very top of the handle. There is a screw under the button. Remove handle. Unscrew bonnet nut, etc. At 14 y.o., parts are easily accessible.

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 Re: Help! Can't Figure Out How to Remove this Type of Bathroom Faucet?
Author: hj (AZ)

IF that button does not remove, try unscrewing the "bell" below the handle and see if that also removes the handle.

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