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K7.1-Handle Mechanism Disassembly Instructions

Handle Mechanism Removal Instructions: 93980, 100440 and 100429
If you prefer written instructions click here Pullout handle mechanism instruction

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1. Tools needed: 7/64" Hex wrench, Phillips screwdriver and adjustable pliers.

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2. Remove the button or cap by prying off.

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 3. Unscrew the Hex screw with a 7/64" Hex wrench.

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4. Remove the Hex screw.

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5. Lift the handle assembly off of the faucet.

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6. Remove the dome by pulling upward. (See "Helpful Hints" during re-assembly

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7. Unscrew the black plastic pivot retainer counterclockwise from the black plastic retainer. (See "Helpful Hints" during re-assembly)

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8. Remove the Phillips screw by turning counterclockwise.

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9. Lift the handle adapter and connector assembly off of the cartridge stem.  (See "Helpful Hints" during re-assembly)

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10. Remove the white or grey pivot stop from the black plastic retainer nut. (See "Helpful Hints" during re-assembly)

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11. Unscrew the black plastic retainer nut counterclockwise with a pair of pliers on the flats of the retainer nut.

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12. Lift off the black plastic retainer nut.

*Some models may not require steps 13 and 14

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13. Remove the upper bearing washer from the faucet. 

*Some models may not require steps 13 and 14

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14*. Remove  the metal wavy washer from the groove on the bottom of the black retainer nut.

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Handle Mechanism Re-assembly Instructions: 93980, 100440 and 100429

For re-assembly, follow steps 1-*14 in reverse order.  Please review the "Helpful Hints"below during re-assembly of the associated parts.

Helpful Hints 

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Install the white or grey pivot stop with the raised edge on top facing the front of the faucet. (See Step 10)

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Snap on the black handle connector to the horizontal bar at the bottom of the handle.

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Raise the handle adapter and tilt back to allow the pivot retainer to align straight with the retainer.

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Align the arc shaped notches in the dome with the tabs on the pivot retainer. (See Step 6)

Written Instruction-Pullout handle mechanism instruction


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