Gerber 2 and 3 handle tub and shower faucet page 4. To go back to page one click here

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This is the fourth page on how to repair a Gerber tub and shower faucet with two or three handles. to go back to page one click the link above.
Gerber Tub valve Once again take note of this washer, you need one for each stem, but you don't want to have 2 of them on any stem it's easy to miss look closely.
Gerber shower valve To replace the washer remove the screw replace the washer with the correct size and tighten the screw. When reinstalling the new or old stem make sure the stem is in the open position, the base where the washer screws on should be up against the stem body.
Gerber shower body Gerber stems use a 1/4" flat washer. if the head of the screw breaks off, it will be easer to replace the whole stem, then to take the time to drill and tap the old stem.
Gerber faucet stem Be careful not to over tighten the stem if you do you will break the threads off in the faucet body. don't forget to grease the threads.
insert Gerber stem The diverter stem is different from the hot and cold Gerber stems it has the same 1/4" washer but also has another rubber boot that causes the water to go up or down if this boot is damaged you will get water coming out of the spout and the shower head at the same time.
Gerber diverter valve This is the washer in the diverter stem of the Gerber faucet, this stem makes the water go to the shower head or to the tub spout, it this washer is damaged you will get water coming out of the tub spout and the shower head at the same time.
Gerber valve body Once again grease the threads and take note of the plastic washer and do not over tighten
repair shower body Now you will think that a new stem comes with the packing nut set just right, it does not, it comes just hand tight and needs to be tightened.

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