How to repair the Delta older type tub and/or shower
valve, what to do and, very important, WHAT NOT!!! TO
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This is the Delta 622 single handle tub and or shower faucet.
This faucet does not have any type of scald guard protection or
balance control protection,
It would not be legal to install this
faucet in a new home with the current safety codes.
This is a simple
faucet to repair as long as the nut is not stuck.
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This is all you need to repair the Delta 622 Tub and Shower
Faucet. I recommend replacing the ball seen in the above
image, remember you can click on any image to see a larger image.
The red tin is plumbers grease, do not use any other type of grease
on any plumbing fixture. next to the grease is a repair kit for the
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First things first, TURN OFF THE MAIN WATER VALVE. then if
possible open a faucet at a lower elevation to keep water that may
get past the valve from leaking out of this faucet when you are
repairing it. Then remove the button.
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As you can see there is a screw behind the
button this screw holds the handle on.
Use a Philips screwdriver to remove the
screw, the handle should just pull off.
This is what it looks like with the handle
removed, note that it is not necessary to remove
the chrome back plate to repair this faucet.
This is a very important part of the repair,
test to see how tight the nut is on the faucet.
the nut needs to turn counter clockwise, STOP
!!! Use minimum pressure to loosen this nut, if
it does not feel like it will move with minimum
pressure, STOP. Read the following so it will
not happen to you.;
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