Bathroom faucet leak: no set screw or manufacturer information

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Old 03-18-14, 12:48 PM
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Bathroom faucet leak: no set screw or manufacturer information

I'm trying to fix a drip in my bathroom faucet. The faucet handles don't appear to have a set screw, or a cap that I can remove to access the set screw. I don't see any manufacturer information, though the spout has Perlator VX stamped on it (searching this name hasn't really helped me). Any ideas on how to remove the handles?

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Old 03-18-14, 03:43 PM
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Set screw should be on the back side of the handles.
 
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Old 03-18-14, 03:57 PM
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Unfortunately it's not there. No screw, no hole and no cap for a hole.
 
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Old 03-18-14, 04:15 PM
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I think I've seen some like that where the top with the lever actually unscrews from the thicker bottom section. Wait for some of our plumber Pro's to weigh in.
 
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Did you have any luck with this? I have the same faucet and need to replace a washer or the whole cartridge. I have no idea how to get the handle off and feel like I'm going to snap it off. Thanks!
 
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Old 08-16-14, 06:34 PM
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I couldn't find any info on this specific faucet. This is often the case on off brands.
However, if similar to other brand faucets with this type of handle you should be able to do the following (It will depend on level of corrosion)

Hold faucet lever as is, pointing out left or right...
The hub below it, closest to sink surface should turn counterclockwise, lifting up handle.
You may need a strong strap wrench.
 
 

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