Issues tying to undo mono tap cartridge
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Bexs
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Issues tying to undo mono tap cartridge

Post by Bexs » Sat Jun 24, 2023 6:09 pm

I’m having a real problem try to undo a single mixer tap cartridge using mull grips is their anything I can do to loosen it, it’s absolutely solid and will not budge. All suggestions welcome. Image supplied.
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Re: Issues tying to undo mono tap cartridge

Post by stoneyboy » Sun Jun 25, 2023 8:42 pm

Hi beds,
You need to undo the chrome ring which holds the cartridge in place. Use you mole grips but protect the chrome ring with a strip of leather. The thing with the “odd shape” as you describe it is the operating lever - don’t try to undo this or you do more damage than good.
Regards S

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