What kind of faucet is this?


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Old 04-28-20, 02:48 PM
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What kind of faucet is this?

And how does it come apart. The cold water drips when off.
 
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Old 04-28-20, 02:57 PM
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Turn off the water supply from either the valve under the sink or the main. Pop off the top of the handle, remove handle. Unscrew the stem and replace washer.
 
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Old 04-28-20, 05:28 PM
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As Norm mentioned, the piece on top (before the ball that the handle is connected to) pops off. Usually you can use your fingernails, but a pair of pliers might be needed - gently. Under that, there's a screw that comes out. Then the handle pops off.
The stem requires a crescent wrench to remove after turning off the water.
Bring the whole stem to your local hardware store and get a matching washer. The new washer may look a bit different, but as long it's the same size and fits, you're good. $0.25 repair!
 
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Thanks for all the general advice. I have tried all that. I have repaired many faucets over the years by doing just what was posted. But on this one it has not worked.

I still want to know what kind of faucet it is. I have turned off the supply line, and removed the handle. However I cannot get a adjustable wrench to loosen any "nut". It sort of looks like a nut but the corners were made very rounded. It does have six flats but they are much shorter than a typical nut. Also, it almost looks like a section of the nut was cut away. There was also a spring clip I could remove and a shaped washer that controls how far the handle will rotate. With the washer removed the handle will turn round and round. And, turning and pulling up does not get the valve to come out. I'll take some pictures of what is under the handle and stem cover.
 
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Old 05-05-20, 09:59 AM
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Just a wild guess, buy I'd say it's probably an old American Standard faucet.
 
 

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