Faucet InstructionsFor the Do-It-Yourselfer 

 

How to Fix a Leaky Glacier Bay Faucet  

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 faucet model. 

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 cartridge stem.

Unscrew the bonnet nut by hand or with a Crescent wrench.

Lift the plastic guide washer off the cartridge.

Pull the cartridge out of the faucet by its stem with pliers.

Remove the black rubber seat and metal spring with a pair of needle-nose pliers.

Set a new Glacier Bay spring and seat into the lower port of the cartridge barrel.

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 cartridge.

Screw on the bonnet nut by hand, and then secure with a Crescent wrench.

Remove the retaining screw from the old cartridge and screw it into the new one.

Replace the lever handle and tighten the setscrew.

Turn the water back on.

Turn the faucet on and off several times.

Watch for leaks around the handle base, and dripping from the spout’s aerator.

 

 

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