Stuck Faucet Handles

Old 02-26-06, 03:34 PM
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Stuck Faucet Handles

How can I take a bathtub faucet handle off. I believe it has stripped. Thanks
Old 02-26-06, 03:44 PM
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Normally, on the end of the handle there is a cap. These can be popped off with a screwdriver. Under the cap is a screw. Remove the screw and pull on the handle. It may have built-up deposits of calcium and can be a pain to remove. Sometimes you have to get a handle removal tool. Almost like a bearing puller. Good luck.
Old 02-26-06, 04:27 PM
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If you are wearing leather gloves, a pocket knife blade sometimes works better to pop the trim cap.

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