Franke ascona tap still dripping after changing cartridge

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    My Franke ascona tap was dripping so I replaced the cartridge but is still dripping a little though. Any suggestions please.
     
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    Did you clean the seat before fitting the new cartridge? Did you replace both sides?
     
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    No I didn’t clean the seat.And I presume when you say seat it’s the bit where the valve screws in place. Do I need to use anything to clean it with or would just giving it a wipe be sufficient. And should the valve be lubricated as well before inserting which I’ve heard some people mention.
     
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    The seat it the bit inside the tap where the rubber gasket on the end of the ceramic cartridge seals to the tap body. If it's scaled you'll never get a good seal. I've never lubricated ceramic discs
     
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