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How do I replace the cartridge on my single hole faucet?

When it's time to replace the cartridge in your single hole lavatory faucet, follow these simple steps:

Removing the Cartridge

  1. Begin by shutting off the water supply to the faucet.
  2. Locate the set screw cap on the faucet handle and remove it.
  3. Loosen the set screw on the faucet handle using an appropriate tool.
  4. Carefully remove the handle from the faucet.
  5. Take off the dress ring surrounding the cartridge area.
  6. Use an adjustable wrench to remove the cartridge securing nut.
  7. Gently remove the old cartridge from the faucet.

Replacing the Cartridge

  1. Position the new cartridge and ensure it's seated correctly.
  2. Tighten the cartridge securing nut securely using the adjustable wrench.
  3. Install the dress ring back in place.
  4. Reposition the handle on the cartridge stem.
  5. Tighten the handle set screw to secure the handle.
  6. Re-install the set screw cap onto the handle.
  7. Finally, turn on the water supply to complete the process.

Please see a video on how to perform this process here: How to Remove & Replace Faucet Cartridges

Following these steps will help you successfully replace the cartridge in your single hole lavatory faucet, ensuring optimal functionality and performance.

Updated on 25 Aug 2023