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    • ferry
    • By ferry 18th Jun 17, 8:42 PM
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    New tap or just the cartridge needed?
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    • 18th Jun 17, 8:42 PM
    New tap or just the cartridge needed? 18th Jun 17 at 8:42 PM
    I have an issue with my single lever bath mixer tap.
    There is water pouring out from under the lever but when I apply pressure to the top of the lever the water stops.
    Does this sound like the internal cartridge has gone or am I realistically looking at replacing the whole tap?

    Thanks as usual
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    • Annie1960
    • By Annie1960 18th Jun 17, 9:08 PM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 9:08 PM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 9:08 PM
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a2prr9ZiFxA

    Youtube is useful for this type of question.

    I have changed a cartridge in the past and it was quite straightforward.
    • southcoastrgi
    • By southcoastrgi 18th Jun 17, 11:07 PM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 11:07 PM
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    • 18th Jun 17, 11:07 PM
    Replace the tap it's not just a cartridge in a single lever
    I'm only here while I wait for Corrie to start.

    You get no BS from me & if I think you are wrong I WILL tell you.
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