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Wobbly mono kitchen tap

Discussion in 'Plumbing and Central Heating' started by tan8856, 23 May 2021.

  1. tan8856

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    66051799-8C0D-4BC2-93A5-54F5FEB40BC9.jpeg C227A00A-68D2-4EBE-8F4B-4C0C71DC8EFD.png Hi, bit stuck trying to fix wobble my tap has developed. I have tried tightening the long brass screw underneath but it doesn’t move, not sure if this is because it’s already tight or I can’t get enough leverage due to awkward position. Any thoughts? Is there a specific tool to tighten without taking tabs off? Thanks!
     
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    Doesn’t look like a setup I’ve seen before, but it looks like it’s the thin brass screw that should tighten it up, with a screwdriver. Usually they have a threaded shank, and nut that gets tightened with a monobloc spanner.
     
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    I think its a Bristan easyfit tap. If I remember correctly, you will have to use an allen key to remove the tap body (after shutting the water off) then tighten from the top.
     
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    They are a bit wobbly on a stainless steel sink, it helps if you make a plate to spread the weight further and if you fix the pipes somehow.
     
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    Elkato531 Has the answer ! its tightened from above the sink unit after taking the tap body off.


    At around 1m 10 sec. the rest is bisgy speil.

    If your doing it yourself, ensure when completing the job the tap body is firmly allen keyed down. Has been known they can leak (a lot).
     
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