Leaking kitchen faucet

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  1. Jan 13, 2019 at 8:46 PM #1

    Krishna

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    Hi,
    My kitchen faucet is leaking from the joint shown in the pic (red arrow). It leaks only when the faucet is running. Any ideas how to fix it?
    Thanks,
    Krishna
     

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  2. Jan 13, 2019 at 8:57 PM #2

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    It is likely the O ring just under that joint. It looks like there is a set screw just above the joint which you will have to remove to pull the faucet apart. Get a new ORing and some plumbers grease and reassemble.

    What brand is it?
     
  3. Jan 13, 2019 at 9:03 PM #3

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    Thanks for the super quick reply.

    Here is a closer pic, I dont think it's a screw. I don't know how to open that joint. Also I can't find a brand name on this faucet. Sorry.
     

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  4. Jan 13, 2019 at 9:42 PM #4

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    Is it possibly a button that needs to be pushed in, in order for the top part of the faucet to be removed? Like a button on an umbrella?
     
  5. Jan 13, 2019 at 10:25 PM #5

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    that's a kohler faucet......
     
  6. Jan 14, 2019 at 12:56 AM #6

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    Thanks for the input guys. I figure out where the leak is coming from (pls see the pic). I replaced the o-ring there and the leak is fixed. Looks like the leak is filling up the curved part of the faucet and then leaking from the joint.
     

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