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Shower diverter

I have a tub faucet with a built-in shower diverter that's leaking. I've read the thread about removing the entire faucet and taking it in to buy a replacement, but my problem is that I can't get it off! There's no screw holding it in place, but when I try to twist it off, it's stuck fast, as if it's glued. I'm worried about tearing the entire pipe out of the wall. Is there anything I can use to loosen the thread?


Re: Shower diverter

Problem solved, thanks. Just took a bit more muscle than I'd been exerting.

Re: Shower diverter

This is getting easier all the time. :rolleyes:

Re: Shower diverter

With almost nothing to do, we might get fired...

Re: Shower diverter

Or our pay cut in half :eek:

Re: Shower diverter -- removing it

Guys. . . I won't fire you or cut your pay.

Steve: I always had a fear about removing an old spout (diverter not working) and damaging the threaded pipe/nib, so sympathize with you.

Now guys, can you confirm the spout comes off counter-clockwise ??


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