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        I purchased a home with a loose kitchen faucet, and the faucet is unmarked, so I don't know the maker. I cannot get any tool in the underside to tighten. Needle nose - not enough room to turn. Crescent wrench - too big. All I can do it finger tighten and then wait for a few days for it to get loose again. Any help would be appreciated.

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        Posts: 24 | Registered: Feb 08, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        Most times there is enough room to get a regular wrench in there - you can only get a partial turn but eventually it will get tight.

        Otherwise, that 'duck bill' clamp an be removed, the black braided hose removed and the nut tightened with a deep socket. There are also plumbing specific wrenches available that can fit up in there.


        Jaybee
         
        Posts: 10094 | Location: Knoxville, Tennessee | Registered: Sep 27, 2003Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        you need a basin wrench and patience

        i use my basin wrench to turn on the water meter!

        This message has been edited. Last edited by: Frodo,


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        Posts: 3843 | Location: I live in southern mississippi | Registered: Jun 01, 2008Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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        http://www.ridgid.com/Tools/Faucet-Sink-Installer/

        This one tool can do 6 differant jobs.

        Looks like one of those piece of poop
        Price Pfister faucets.


        joecaption
         
        Posts: 17984 | Location: Hartfield VA | Registered: Jan 31, 2004Reply With QuoteReport This Post
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