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How to fix the under sink valve to filter
Just changed the filter. Try to open the valve. The lever fall off. How can I fix this?

It seems like pretty hard to replace the valve.

Any suggestions?

Thanks

Re: How to fix the under sink valve to filter
Reply #1
From the photo, I'm guessing that valve is threaded into the plastic "T".  If so, you just need to remove it, check the thread size, and buy a new one.  Those small brass needle valves are very common.  Can be found at stores like Lowes, Home...

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Re: How to fix the under sink valve to filter
Reply #2
Chuck:
Thanks for your quick response.

I was concerned that I might need to cut the pipe.

If it is just thread, it is a lot easier.

Already bought all type needle valve I can find in Home Depot.  One of them should fit.

Thanks again

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Re: How to fix the under sink valve to filter
Reply #3
Even if you had to cut the pipe, it is no big deal.  You could cut the existing "T" out of the pipe and replace it with a push-connect brass "T".  Then use a reducer bushing to get down to the size needed to connect the small brass valve.

The Home...

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Re: How to fix the under sink valve to filter
Reply #4
............or you could just remove the innards from the brass valve and replace them with the ones from a new valve.

Re: How to fix the under sink valve to filter
Reply #5
Thanks for everybody's help.
I bought this need valve from home depot.
It is a drop in replacement.

Now I have filtered water again.


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Re: How to fix the under sink valve to filter
Reply #6
Don't you love it when your repair costs only about ten regular bucks rather than coach bucks.   ^.^d

Richard

Re: How to fix the under sink valve to filter
Reply #7
Don't you love it when your repair costs only about ten regular bucks rather than coach bucks.   ^.^d

Richard
That is the power of Homedepot forefurm!

Thanks for the help from the forum!

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