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How to remove shower diverter valve?

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by craig mcandrew, 30 Dec 2019.

  1. craig mcandrew

    craig mcandrew

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    Hi,

    Was wondering whether anyone had adive on how to remove this diverter valve? The nut at the end looks like the only thing I can get a purchase on but I would value some more expert advice before I start putting on my weight on the end of a spanner to try & get it to move.

    Cheers

    Craig
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    I think for that one you'll need the correct C spanner, Craig.
    Give the area a clean with a wire brush to see better.
    I presume the hexagon that you see only seals the stem of the valve.
    John :)
     
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    you need a C spanner that slots into these grooves, you may be able to chap it around using a screwdriver and a hammer but better if you can get the correct tool
     

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    Or a nice big set of pump pliers :whistle:
     
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  7. craig mcandrew

    craig mcandrew

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    Thanks all, now it makes some sense. Reckon I'll buy a c spanner to give myself the best chance.

    Cheers

    Craig
     
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