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  1. Trevor Fisher

    Trevor Fisher New Member

    I Have an Old Bathroom Tap - How to access to internals to change washer
    I changed one some years ago, I have forgotten how it was down.
    Please advise.
    How to gain acess.jpg

    The whole tap looks like:-

  2. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    green arrow dome part should unscrew can be tight so might need something to grip it that wont damage it
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  3. Best

    Best Trusted Plumber

    Try wrapping very roughly a few turns of electric insulating tape on the above part so your hand gets a really good grip.
    Or a strap wrench (plastic handle with rubber strap type wrench) might grip it
  4. Karl

    Karl Member

    I’ve had similar ones to that, that just pull straight off. Not fixed attall
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