leaking faucet/bathtub


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Old 08-16-01, 05:56 AM
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our duel handle faucet for the bathtub is leaking a steady stream of hot water...to the point that we run out of hot water in a matter of 5 minutes during a shower. how do we fix this?? we tried tightening the hot water handle control and it did not work?? what causes these types of leaks anyways?? help!!
 
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Old 08-17-01, 10:03 AM
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Depends on the type of faucet you have. It could be a bad washer or a bad seat(the part that the washer tightens against). Other faucets use cartridges with O rings that can wear out. You have to turn off the water supplying the faucet and disassemble to see what is wrong.
 
 

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