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Tub/Shower 3-Handle Remodeling Kit for Central Brass in Chrome

Return your tub or shower to “like new” condition with the Danco Central Brass Trim Kit. Repairing a leaky faucet is an inexpensive alternative to replacing the entire faucet fixture. This a remodeling kit includes all the parts you need to restore your 3-handle, metal shower fixture. The chrome finish complements your existing fixtures and helps freshen the appearance of your bathtub.

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Product Description

Return your tub or shower to “like new” condition with the Danco Central Brass Trim Kit. Repairing a leaky faucet is an inexpensive alternative to replacing the entire faucet fixture. This a remodeling kit includes all the parts you need to restore your 3-handle, metal shower fixture. The chrome finish complements your existing fixtures and helps freshen the appearance of your bathtub.

  • Durable brass construction provides strength and reliable performance
  • Designed for a tub/shower repair with 3 metal handles
  • Remodel/trim kit for Central Brass shower fixtures
  • Kit includes stems, handles, escutcheons and seats
  • Chrome finish

Specifications

  • PKG Height (in.)9.50
  • PKG Width (in.)7.50
  • PKG Length (in.)2.50
  • PKG Weight (lb.)3.02
  • OEM BrandCentral Brass
  • ApplicationTub / Shower
  • Product Height(in).0.00
  • Product Width(in).0.00
  • Product Length(in).0.00
  • Product Outer Diameter (in.)0.00
  • Product Inner Diameter (in.)0.00
  • MaterialBrass
  • Product TypeRebuild Kit

Step-by-step instructions

Is anything more annoying than a leaky faucet? Maybe not; But it's also well within your power to fix it yourself with Danco. Read on, to find out how.

Tools and supplies required: flat head screwdriver, Phillips head screwdriver, wrench, seat removal tool (optional)

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step-1

First, determine the source of the leak. If water is leaking from underneath the handle onto the counter, the stem of whichever handle is leaking needs to be replaced.

If water is dripping from the faucet, turn off the hot water supply valve under the sink. If water is still dripping, you need to replace the cold stem (right handle). If the water stops dripping when you turned off the hot water valve, you need to replace the hot stem (left handle). Once you’ve determined the trouble stem, turn off the water supply.

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Next, remove the handle with a Phillips head screwdriver so that the stem is visible.

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If you have a plastic stem, unscrew the top cap and pop out the stem. If you have a brass stem, remove the stem by using a wrench and rotating it counter clockwise until it threads out entirely. Take a look at the Washer which is located on the lower end of the Stem. If the Washer is squeezed flat or has a groove worn in it, a Washer Kit coupled with a new Faucet Seat will likely solve your problem.

Once removed, you will need to take your stem to your local home improvement store and use the Perfect Match locator system from Danco or use the online Stem Finder. This system makes it easy to find your replacement.

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step-4

You should also replace the seat at this time. You can remove and replace the seat with an Allen wrench or a seat removal tool. Turn the seat counterclockwise to loosen, clockwise to tighten.

How to Install a stem that requires seats and springs

  • Springs go in first, wide end down (if applicable)
  • Next the rubber seats fit over the springs
  • Place the cartridge or ball in last
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step-5

Once you have purchased your new stem, you can install it into your faucet

  • Install a brass stem by rotating clockwise until it threads entirely and tighten with a wrench.
  • Install a plastic stem by placing the stem into the handle base and screw on the top cap.
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step-6

Now is a great time to upgrade your faucet’s appearance with universal metal handles.

How to install the new universal handles

  • Place the handle adapter over the stem and tighten
  • Place the new handle on the adapter and insert the handle screw into the washer then into the handle and tighten.
  • If your new handle has an index button, place it on the handle.

Finally, turn the water back on to ensure the leak is fixed.

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