Full step be step instructions on how to repair and totally
Gerber 2 and 3 handle tub and/or shower faucet, with
On this page I will show you how to repair
and rebuild a Gerber two and three handle tub
and, or shower faucet.
All the images are in thumbnail format, to see a larger image just click on the image.
The following instructions, will also apply to other faucets with worm like steams and seats, like Price Pfister, American Standard and others.
First things first! Make sure the water is turned off!!!.
A word of caution: with any plumbing repair things can go wrong and you may find yourself in a situation where you have to call a plumber. If you find your self in this situation please check out my list of local quality plumbing and heating companies.
With a Philips screw driver remove the screws. once the screw is removed the handle may just pull off. If not see the image with the handle remover.
If the handle will not just pull off, you will need the handle puller.
If you are going to replace the stems and handles any way just grab the handle with a large pair of Channel locks and push down and up and the handle will break off the stem.
This is a seat removing tool for a Gerber faucet. some universal seat removing tools work, but there is a risk of striping the seat with them.
This is a universal handle removing tool. sometimes you have to have it, sometimes you don't