sink faucet stem problem

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Old 03-29-06, 01:18 PM
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sink faucet stem problem

Found a lavatory two handle faucet that the hot water stem is almost impossible to turn.......due to the fact that this faucet has rarely been used in the past. I suspect part of the problem is lime build up, I am going to pull the stem out and clean it up, is there any type of lubricant that one can put on the stem assembly to help it turn easier?

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Old 03-29-06, 01:30 PM
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You can use Plumbers grease. It lubricates and helps prevent deposits from forming. Good luck.
 
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