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 Valley v6804-need advice
Author: Amr708 (IL)

I went to turn down cold water. And the knob twisted off of what I know learned is know called a cartridge! lol.

I’m fairly handy, but no pro! I Got online and slowly discovered the brand of the installed shower in my home. I purchased the home from original owners whom built the home in 1979. I believe the shower to be original.

v6804. Looks to be the right cartridge!

Here’s where it gets fun. I have no immediate water shut off. This is an upstairs master bath. I will have to shut water off to the entire house.

There is no escutcheon installed. The faucet knobs are ran tightly up to the tile. The “nut” is exposed to where I should be able to get a wrench or channel locks on.

Here is my fear: wrenching on said nut and causing a leak. Without any intermediate shut offs, water to my home will be at the mercy of my non professional plumbing skill.

Please help with and and all advice you guys may have!

Heat
Wd-40
Penetrating oil

That’s all I got this far.

I’m procrastinating this DIY like no other.


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 Re: Valley v6804-need advice
Author: steve (CA)

That's a very straight forward, easy replacement. Just make sure after removing the old cartridge, that the bore of the valve body is clean, where the o-ring on the cartridge seals to the valve body.

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 Re: Valley v6804-need advice clap
Author: Amr708 (IL)

Thank you for the reply !



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