how do I remove towel rod without set screw

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Old 08-06-16, 04:46 PM
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Angry how do I remove towel rod without set screw

I just closed escrow and moved in to first home. Lots of repairs needed. Bathroom has Delta brand towel rod using "Quick Click" install btacket. The rod fell off wall--loose dry wall anchors. I cannot remove the install bracket from rod end. No set screw and uses Quick Click install bracket. How do you remove the bracket? Found lots of sites showing how to install but not how to remove. Please help
 
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Old 08-06-16, 05:10 PM
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I guess you have the mount in your hand. Put s screwdriver in mount hole and push down against spring and tilt top out. I guess a #1 or 2 Phillips would fit.
 
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Old 08-06-16, 06:16 PM
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Pull upwards on the base of the bracket slightly and tilt the top down.
To install, do the reverse. Connect the bracket at the bottom, push up and in, and then down until the bracket locks.
 
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Old 08-06-16, 06:23 PM
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Just a wire supposed to press down but

the space is very small. Cannot find screw driver or other flat narrow object that will fit in small area where wire is and push it down. Delta doesn't even have info on how to remove. Maybe removable while firmly attached to wall but no way to hold end piece in hand and compress wire.
 
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Where all going to have to guess what you have without a picture.
 
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Pics of bracket

Pics of one bracket out and other stuck in end piece
 
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Maybe removable while firmly attached to wall
True, this would be easy if the mounting plate was attached to the wall.
All you need is something round to stick in the mounting hole and move the mounting plate down.

In the picture, you are trying to push the bottom of the spring up.
The horizontal arrow points to a lip (cam). The spring must be pushed up far enough to clear the lip and pull out or off. The spring isn't too strong.


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Success

I was trying to push the wire itself down. Put one blade of small wire snipper in screw hole and pushed toward wire and popped it out.
 
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Use molly screws not plastic anchors to mount it this time.
 
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I was cleaning around drywall holes and I found insulation behind drywall so not sure I can use toggle or molly.
 
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Old 08-06-16, 09:44 PM
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If you mean the usual fiberglass insulation the molly will just push it out of the way.
 
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thanks for your help

I patched drywall, sanded and painted. Am going to install towel rod an inch higher and to right of patch.
 
 

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