Fixing a leaky Glacier Bay
faucet is just as easy as any other two-handle faucet on the market today. Lever-handle bath faucets on the
market today have small setscrews that require a 3/32-inch Allen wrench. You may also need a Crescent wrench and
needle-nose pliers. Take your time; it should only take about 30 minutes to complete the repair. If you have any
trouble while repair your leaky Glacier Bay Faucet, call the warranty number that came with your particular
Be sure the waters completely shut off to the faucet. Open the
faucet handles to confirm before you begin.
Loosen the setscrew just enough to lift the handle of the
Unscrew the bonnet nut by hand or with a Crescent
Lift the plastic guide washer off the
Pull the cartridge out of the faucet by its stem with
Remove the black rubber seat and metal spring with a pair of
Set a new Glacier Bay spring and seat into the lower port of the
Insert the new Glacier Bay cartridge into the barrel. Line up
the guide on the cartridge with the notch on the faucet barrel.
Place the plastic washer on top of the
Screw on the bonnet nut by hand, and then secure with a Crescent
Remove the retaining screw from the old cartridge and screw it
into the new one.
Replace the lever handle and tighten the
Turn the water back on.
Turn the faucet on and off several times.
Watch for leaks around the handle base, and dripping from the