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GB-1 Ceramic Cartridge for Aquasource and Glacier Bay Single-Handle Faucets

Repair your leaky faucet with the Danco GB-1 Ceramic Cartridge for Aquasource and Glacier Bay Single-Handle Faucets. Repairing a dripping faucet is an easy and inexpensive alternative to replacing the entire faucet. Installing a new Cartridge returns the faucet to like new condition.

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Product Description

Repair your leaky faucet with the Danco GB-1 Ceramic Cartridge for Aquasource and Glacier Bay Single-Handle Faucets. Repairing a dripping faucet is an easy and inexpensive alternative to replacing the entire faucet. Installing a new Cartridge returns the faucet to like new condition.

  • Plastic construction provides durability
  • Fits Glacier Bay single-handle bathroom faucets (models 169-640, 704-612 and 704-615)
  • Replacement cartridge helps repair a leaky faucet, conserving water and energy
  • For both hot and cold water applications
  • Ceramic disk mechanism
  • Blue finish
  • Complies with the reduction of lead in drinking water act

Specifications

  • PKG Height (in.)4.50
  • PKG Width (in.)3.00
  • PKG Length (in.)1.50
  • PKG Weight (lb.)0.10
  • OEM BrandGlacier Bay,AquaSource
  • Water/TypeHot,Cold
  • Handle Type (1 Handle or 2 Handle)1
  • ApplicationSink
  • Product Height(in).0.00
  • Product Width(in).1.37
  • Product Length(in).2.34
  • Product Outer Diameter (in.)1.37
  • Product Inner Diameter (in.)0.00
  • MaterialPlastic
  • Product TypeFaucet Cartridge

Step-by-step instructions

Your kitchen faucet gets a lot of use, so you want to keep it in tip top shape. If you find that your single handle, Cartridge (disk faucet) faucet is leaking water, you can replace a few of its parts without spending a lot of time and money on a new faucet. The best part is, you can do it all by yourself. Tools required: Allen Wrench, Wrench, Smooth Jaw Pliers, Screwdriver, Cleaner to Remove Mineral Build-up
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step-1

Turn off the water supply to the sink. The water shutoff is usually found directly under the sink and consists of a small valve and a small handle. Remove the handle screw with an Allen wrench, and then remove the handle from the Faucet.

2
step-2

With the handle removed the disc cartridge is now exposed. Some styles of cartridges have a retainer nut, retainer clip or screws that hold it in place. In this example, remove the retainer nut which secures the disc cartridge.

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step-3

Lift the cartridge out of the faucet body. You may need to use some pliers since these can get stuck a little. If the cartridge is stuck, gently grab it with the pliers and pull it out. If the rubber seals are damaged or cannot be cleaned then they need to be replaced. Take your old Cartridge 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

Before installing the new cartridge, thoroughly clean the inside of the faucet body with cleaner intended to remove mineral build-up or use plain vinegar. Note: To help extend the life of the rubber seals, lubricate inside the valve body  and exterior rubber components on the Cartridge with Silicone Grease.

5
step-5

Place the new or cleaned rubber seals back into their seal seats first (if applicable). Next, Insert the Disc Cartridge into the faucet body aligning the tabs or pegs on the cartridge with the notches or holes in the faucet body.  Replace the retainer nut, clip or screws onto the cartridge to secure it in place.

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step-6

Replace the retainer nut, clip or screws onto the cartridge to secure it in place.

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Reinstall the faucet Handle by placing over the cartridge and tightening the set screw with an Allen wrench. Turn water supply back on and test for leaks.

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California residents prop 65 warning This product can expose you to chemicals including 1,3-Butadiene, which is known to the State of California to cause cancer and birth defects or other reproductive harm. For more information go to www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.

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