FIX-A-TAP® products offer a comprehensive range of water saving repair products for taps, showers, spouts, sinks, basins and traps. For ease of use, all products contain installation instructions and handy Hints to assist in leak repair.

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Disassemble & Reassemble a Tap

Disassemble & Reassemble a Tap

  1. Turn tap on to remove excess water
  2. Unscrew tap button or grub screws and remove handle
  3. Unscrew and remove the flange
  4. Unscrew tap bonnet and spindle assembly with the aid of a tap spanner

How to Reassemble a Tap

  1. Locate new FIX-A-TAP tap valve, body washer and o’ring.
  2. Lubricate o’ring, tap bonnet and spindle assembly.
  3. Re-assemble tap bonnet, flange and handle.
  4. With tap turned off, turn on the mains water supply.

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