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How do you fix a kitchen faucet handle that fell off?

How do you fix a kitchen faucet handle that fell off?

Use a screwdriver for popping off the decorative cap. Lift or turn the handle to reveal the screw and use your hex key wrench to remove it. Slide the handle off or out from the valve stem. Using your new materials, reattach the handle or attach the new handle by replacing it on the valve stem and tightening the screw.

How do you fix a loose handle on a Moen kitchen faucet?

To fix a Moen kitchen faucet that is loose, simply lift the handle and tighten the hex nut with an Allen wrench. If it still droops, check the stem and make sure it’s free of sediment deposits and corrosion. A broken handle or stem must be replaced.

How do you replace a Moen faucet handle?

Some Moen faucets have handles that remove by loosening the screw in the back of the handle. To loosen this screw use a 3/32″ hex wrench. After the handle has been removed unscrew the spout collar nut by turning counterclockwise then lift and rotate the spout.

How do you remove a Moen faucet handle?

Can you replace just the handle on a kitchen faucet?

You’ll still have to buy a new handle and a repair kit that includes a new ball. If this kitchen faucet repair doesn’t work, the only solution is to replace the entire faucet. This is a tough fix.

How do you remove a Moen faucet handle without visible screws?

If the set screw is visible, hold the faucet in place and tighten the screw. If you can’t see the screw, it will be under the cap, which you can remove with a flathead screwdriver or your small knife. Tighten the screw while holding the handle in place. Once the screw is tight, the handle should stop shaking.

How do you remove a faucet handle without a set screw?

You can use an allen wrench (also called an allen key) to remove it. Once you’ve done that, you can typically just lift the faucet handle off. However, if it has a cartridge inside, you may need to unscrew a top piece as well to be able to remove the cartridge.

How do I remove the handle on a Moen kitchen faucet?