With the same screwdriver, pop off the plastic cap located at the end of the faucet handle. Drain the pipes in the shower after it is shut off until no water remains. Before attempting this repair, ensure that the house's water main is completely shut off. ... Cover drain opening so parts won’t fall into it. Inside the hole, locate the screw. No matter how tight I try to get the set screw for the handle, within a couple of weeks it starts to loosen. Step 2 - Remove the Faucet Handle. Specifically, you need to check the hinges, handles and latches. ... On a single handle tub or shower, you need to tighten the adjusting ring or replace the cam and packing. In order to fit a human body in there and still have access to all of the necessary items needed in a shower, we wanted to ins… Just read your post 15 minutes ago, so went upstairs to do what you suggested. Shower door keeps popping open and won’t stay closed; Shower door scrapes the bottom of the shower pan edge when opening and closing; Shower door is loose and needs tightening; For the above shower door repairs, the fix usually has to do with tightening up things. I have a MOEN single handle tub/shower faucet model 82000/2300. Many people use a liquid thread-locking compound to alleviate this issue. The handles on the glass shower doors in our 3260EL keep slipping off. Re: Push/Pull shower faucet won't shut off; Author: monica (PA) If it's anything like all the other plumbing fixtures in the place, it was installed in 1979 when the place was built. Place handle on stem and rotate counterclockwise approximately 1/4 turn after the stop has been contacted. Standard bathtub valve handles are usually connected to the wall with a screw, and the handle's cap can be removed with a screwdriver.If the cap is threaded, remove the nut with a wrench and then remove the handle. In addition, you should cover the drain to prevent small parts from falling in. The screw was indeed loose, so I tightened it and reassembled the clamp holder. Lift valve cartridge out of body. There doesn't appear to be any adhesive on anything. My wife and I recently bought a new home, and the shower in the master bath is a relatively tight stall shower. Q: I have a bathtub/shower combination, and when I pull the knob on top of the spout to start the shower, only a little water comes out of the shower head while most of it comes out of the tub spout. A common issue with single lever faucets is a loose handle that won’t stay up when you turn it on. They came with a rubber strip which goes over the door and then the metal handle slides over this. Saved some cash and it only took about 10 minutes - … A loose shower handle is usually due to the set screw. Is there anything I can do to keep it from working loose so soon? I have had this problem since it was installed about 6 yrs ago. 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