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This is a continuation of how to Repair a Delta Single Handle Tub and or Shower faucet. If you found this page first click here

I used a Dremel tool with a tile cutting bit to make the hole bigger, but just a little smaller then the chrome plate of the new Delta Monitor tub and shower faucet that I installed in it's place. This is the new Delta monitor faucet I installed with in the small hole I made. See Delta Monitor
This is the new faucet with the chrome plate installed note how nice it covers the enlarged hole I had to make.

WARNING soldering in a tight place like this is very dangerous, I'm very good at what I do, I keep a fire extinguisher at arms length and a squirt bottle fill of water. Even with these precautions A fire can be started that I would not be able to put out. if an ember dropped to the floor behind the tub or shower unit and ignited wood shavings that are on the floor left by drilling holes, I would not be able to extinguish the fire. There are other possible potential fire hazards. It is best to have a Licensed Master Plumber replace your faucet for you,
I know many plumbers who would not even try to replace a faucet with so limited space, and sometimes it is not possible even for me, in this case you can use a goof plate to replace the faucet. Ok so if you were able to remove the nut,

 

 

 

 

 

 
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