Bathroom widespread faucet stuck


Old 08-08-15, 11:37 AM
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Bathroom widespread faucet stuck


I'm trying to replace my bathroom's widespread faucet, but my old faucet is dead stuck. I removed the cap from the top and unscrewed the screw inside. But the actual handle won't budge coming off. Any recommendations on what I can try? I can't simply pull it off the top because underneath the base is a splitter larger than the hole.

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Old 08-08-15, 01:54 PM
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Is that second picture of under the sink? If so back up so we can see the whole set up.
Old 08-08-15, 02:21 PM
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You can try to use CLR or a vinegar and baking powder mix to help remove the calcium and rust build up. But if its too corroded you may have to take more drastic measures.
Old 08-09-15, 04:58 AM
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A lot of wide spread faucets use a rough in kit that is installed first and then the handle trim is added after the fact. The handle screws down on top of the rough in. Take a wider shot of the handle from the top side and from under the sink. We may be able to determine the make of the faucet and give better advice.

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