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K27-Pullout Faucet Handle Mechanism Instructions

Tools Needed:

7/64" Hex Wrench


Phillips Screwdriver


Adjustable Pliers


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1- Handle Cap/Plug Button
2- Handle Screw
3- Handle
4- Dome
5- Pivot Retainer
6- Cartridge Screw
7- Handle Adapter and Connector
8- Pivot Stop
9- Retainer Nut

Please note spouts and handles may appear different depending on the model and generation.

Removing The Handle:

1. Remove the plug button or cap by pulling or prying it off the handle

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2. Unscrew handle screw counterclockwise with 7/64” hex wrench to remove.

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3. Lift handle assembly off of faucet


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4. Remove dome by pulling upward


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Handle Mechanism Disassembly Instructions: 93980,100440, 100429

5. Holding the plastic retainer nut, unscrew the plastic pivot retainer counterclockwise.

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6. Using a Phillips screwdriver, remove the cartridge screw by turning counterclockwise.

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7. Lift handle adapter and connector assembly off of cartridge stem. They should come off together.

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8. Remove white or gray plastic pivot stop from plastic retainer nut.

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9. On the flat sides of the plastic retainer nut, unthread counter-clockwise using pliers.

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10. Lift off the pivot retainer nut. Some models have a wavy washer in the underside of the pivot retainer nut that can be removed for replacement.

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To Reassemble, follow instructions in reverse order.
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