Leaky Delta 1400 Monitor Faucet

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Old 01-26-08, 08:04 PM
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Leaky Delta 1400 Monitor Faucet

I have tried my best to fix the single handle Delta 1400 shower faucet. There is a steady stream of water coming out of the shower head. I thought it might be the shower head so I disconnected it and it turns out the leak is coming from the valve. I turned off the water supply and took the valve apart and changed out the rubber seal with springs. That was some advice from the plumbing guy at Lowes. I am frustrated now because I don't really know where to go from this point. Can anyone guide me through some other options.
 
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Old 01-26-08, 08:48 PM
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The dripping is driving the both my wife and I crazy at night.
 
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Old 01-27-08, 07:09 PM
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I ended up replacing the cartridge and the shower now works perfect.
 
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Old 01-27-08, 07:13 PM
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Try going to www.deltafaucet.com and enter your model. They have parts drawings, tips etc. if you dig a little. I'm guessing that you used the RP4993 kit with springs and seats. Did you also replace the O rings that go on the legs of the cartridge? If water is leaking around one or both, it will work it's way up and out of the shower head.
 
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Where do you find the Delta Monitor 1400 replacement cartridge? Also can someone post the model number for it, I tried searching Delta’s web site but didn’t get too far.
Already tried replacing the springs and seats and still leaks every now and then. Thanks.
 
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Last time I got on the Delta site they had a "live chat" section, Try that. When I used it they were able to identify my discontinued Delta Monitor 1200 and give me the proper retro fit cartridge part number.

Good luck,
Tom
 
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