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ceramic cartridge wont budge

Postby angelpie » Thu Apr 25, 2013 6:09 pm

hi hope someone can help, i need to change the cold water ceramic cartridge on my bath tap, i can get at it but the only problem is it wont budge, i can not get a ring spanner around it because it sits down the chrome body of the unit, i have tried using a socket and strong arm, but it slips off, is there a magic spray or plumbers magic spell i can use? please help anyone, i dont want to use heat because it will damage the tap,
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Postby thedoctor » Mon May 19, 2014 11:52 am

Hi, Have you seen our page on servicing ceramic disc taps? It may be that you have not removed the circlip. ... c_taps.htm

Do let us know how you get on.
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