How do you remove a Delta pulldown diverter spout?

How to Remove a Delta Tub Spout

  1. Step 1: Protect the Spout From Scratches.
  2. Step 2: Loosen and Unscrew the Spout.
  3. Step 3: Remove Old Caulk and Plumber’s Tape.
  4. Step 4: Reinstall the Spout.
  5. Step 5: Add New Caulk.
  6. Step 1: Remove the Set Screw.
  7. Step 2: Slide Spout Away From Wall.
  8. Step 3: Remove Old Caulk and Plumber’s Tape.

Where is the shower diverter?

Single-Valve Shower Diverter This diverter valve, also known as a tee diverter, is located on the end of the tub spout (see photo above). Activating it requires simply pulling up on the diverter, which then sends water to the showerhead.

Can you use sharkbite for tub spout?

However, your tub spout will be able to spin round and round and round. You don’t want this effect with a tub spout so don’t use a Sharkbite. using a sharkbite would make removal impossibe, without destroying the spout.

How to install a Delta shower spout adapter?

Easy install, just a set screw and some Teflon tape to the adapters threads. Slipped on clean 1/2″ copper pipe, tighten set screw, screw diverter over adapter until flush with shower/tub wall. Done, no leaks and professional look and great water pressure diverted to shower head.

What should I replace my Delta Faucet diverter with?

If not, replace it with Delta diverter RP6073. Be sure that the old diverter gasket is removed from the diverter cavity. The new diverter may not operate correctly if the old gasket is not removed. Be careful not to over tighten the diverter.

How do you remove springs from Delta Faucet?

To remove seats and springs, remove valve cartridge. Separate cap assembly from the housing assembly by rotating the cap assembly counterclockwise 90 degrees. Separate cap and housing assemblies. Remove seats and springs and replace.

How big of a pipe do you need for a Delta Faucet?

The people at Delta Faucets told me it would work with only a half inch of pipe. That is completely false, and misleading. I tried it and water spews out the back of the spout when the diverter is activated. You need a pipe at least the length of the adapter, if not more. Enough to extend through the O ring on the inside.

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