Tap washer needs changing but I can't remove the tap shroud

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by claudeballs, 9 Jun 2008.

  1. claudeballs

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    I need to replace the washer on my cold tap but am unable to remove the shroud to gain access to the washer. There doesn't appear to be a grub screw or anything else that will let me remove the shroud/cover.

    See picture below for tap type. :confused:
     
  2. seco services

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    unscrew the chrome top above the gold part and their will be a screw.
     
  3. Blasphemous

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    If it doesn't unscrew as seco says above, then use a knife edge to prise the top off.Then you'll see the Screw beneath.
     
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    and don't forget to isolate the water supply before you do change the washer
     
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    Thats the Bristan Omega they unscrew rather than prise off.

    (sad person that I am).
     
  6. Blasphemous

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    Not at all Tim. Advice coming from someone who knows the product can be the best advice. ;)
     

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