How to Remove and Replace a Waterfall Style Delta Two-Handle Kitchen Faucet Diverter
Unlike older Delta faucet designs, the new Delta Waterfall design is
even easier to work on. Changing the Delta diverter stem is a literally a
Lift the metal escutcheon up from the base of the waterfall spout.
Under the escutcheon, you will see a white plastic spout retaining clip. Squeeze the clip with your fingers
to release the spout. Pull the faucet spout straight up and off the faucet diverter housing. Unscrew the
white plastic diverter counterclockwise with a large screwdriver. Clean the inside of the diverter housing
with a clean cloth.
Place a small amount of lubricant on the diverter threads and screw
it into the faucet by hand. Tighten it gently with the screwdriver. Coat the Delta diverter housing O-rings
on the outside with a bit of silicone lubricant as well. Slide the spout straight down over the diverter
housing until you hear it click into place. Slide the metal escutcheon down over the mounting
Delta Two-Handle Waterfall Kitchen Faucet Diagram