leaking tub faucet

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Old 04-18-00, 11:19 AM
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I need to change the hot water faucet in my bathtub because it is leaking really bad. I am new to all of this and have no idea where to start. Can somebody please help me?
 
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Old 04-19-00, 05:14 PM
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Turn off water. Remove handle cap with knife point. Remove handle screw and handle. If you can reach hexagonal piece on valve body with a crescent wrench, remove valve. If you can't, you will need a faucet socket to reach in that fits it(these come in different sizes, so you may have to get a set of them). remove valve, and replace washer on end. Check valve seat, and replace it if it's corroded. Take valve to supply place to get the right stuff, or a new hot water valve, if necessary. Good Luck!
 
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