Newbie: lever tap issue?

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  1. May 14, 2018 #1

    Robinwild

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    IMG-8715.JPG Hi,
    As a woman in my 50's trying to do plumbing repairs in my new-to-me home, I have no idea about this type of tap.....is there something wrong as there is an uneven gap in the join in the photo? How do I repair this?(Or can it be repaired?)
    Much thanks!
     
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    Doesn't the gap go away when you lift the handle?
     
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    no it doesn't!
     
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    It may just be tapped on that angle. I believe that dome screws into the valve body right there. All faucets are different so you could start taking things apart and check them.
     
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    I haven't taken a tap apart before, but I will give it a go.
     
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    How close is that back wall to the faucet? Maybe someone did some jury rigging in order to allow faucet to be activated?
     

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