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How to remove Delta shower handle

How to remove Delta shower handle?You might want to do maintenance or fault finding on your Delta shower valve. So you want do disassemble the shower valve. The first part you notice is the handle. How can you take of the handle. Some handles don’t even have visible screws. No problem. Here in this article I will show you various kinds of Delta shower handles and how to remove them.

With Exposed Screws

With Plug Buttons

With Setscrews

With Threaded Bonnets

How to remove Delta shower handle – Handle screws behind face plate.

How to remove Delta shower handle - Handle screws behind face plate

Some times the screws securing the handle is behind the face plate. Thus you can not see the handle screws.

In this case you have to unscrew the the face plate first. The handle plus the face plate can the be pulled off.

The you see the handle screws behind the face plate which you may the unscrew to take the handle off.

How to remove Delta shower handle

Handle screws behind face plate

Handle screws behind face plate 2

 

 

 

With Exposed Screws

With Exposed Screws

Unscrew the handle screw and remove the handle, bonnet and sleeve from the valve stem.

Unscrew the two screws from the face plate. Remove the escutcheon and the face plate.

If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapt or from the valve.

 

 

How to remove Delta shower handle – with Plug Buttons

Delta shower handle with Plug Buttons

 

Using a flat-blade screwdriver, gently pry the plug button from the front of the valve trim.
Unscrew the screw and remove the handle and adapter from the valve stem.
If applicable, rotate the cover counterclockwise to remove.
Slide the sleeve off the valve.
Unscrew the two screws and remove the face plate.
If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter.
Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

 

 

Trim with Setscrews

Trim with Setscrews

Loosen the setscrew and slide the handle and adapter off the valve.
Slide the sleeve off the valve.
Unscrew the two screws and remove the face plate.
If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter.
Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

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How to remove Delta shower handle – with Threaded Bonnets

How to remove Delta shower handle – with Threaded Bonnets

  • Firmly grasp the handle. Turn the bonnet counterclockwise and remove the handle and bonnet from the valve.
  • If applicable, remove the pivot ring. Remove the face plate from the valve.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws and remove the retainer.
  • If no screws are present, unscrew and remove the retainer.

How to remove Delta shower handle

How to remove Delta shower handle

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How to remove Kohler shower handle

How to remove Kohler shower handle? Before you can do any sort of fault finding on a Kohler shower valve, you will need to remove the shower valve handle. The handle is the first part to take off. But some handles don’t even have visible screws. No problem. Here in this article I will show you various kinds of Kohler shower handles and how to remove them.

With Plug Buttons

With Setscrews

With Threaded Bonnets

With Center Cap

How to remove Kohler shower handle – with Exposed Screws

How to remove Kohler shower handle - with Exposed Screws

  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the screw and remove the handle, bonnet and sleeve from the valve stem.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws from the face plate. Remove the escutcheon and the face plate.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapt or from the valve.

 

 

Kohler shower handle – with Plug Buttons

Kohler shower handle - with Plug Buttons

  • Using a flat-blade screwdriver, gently pry the plug button from the front of the valve trim.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the screw and remove the handle and adapter from the valve stem.
  • If applicable, rotate the cover counterclockwise to remove.
  • Slide the sleeve off the valve.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws and remove the face plate.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

Kohler shower handle - with Plug Buttons

  • Using a flat-blade screwdriver, gently pry the plug button from the front of the valve trim.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the screw and remove the handle and adapter from the valve stem.
  • Using a 3/32” hex wrench, loosen the setscrew and slide the bonnet off the valve.
  • Turn the sleeve counterclockwise and remove it from the valve.
  • Unscrew the collar. You may need a special tool (K-87448) to unscrew the collar. Remove the face plate and the collar.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws and remove the seal plate.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

 

 

 

Trim with Setscrews

Trim with Setscrews

  • Using a 3/32” hex wrench, loosen the two setscrews. You may need to rotate the sleeve to access both setscrews. Slide the handle and sleeve off the valve.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the screw and remove the adapter from the valve stem.
  • Unscrew the collar. You may need a special tool (K-87448) to unscrew the collar. Remove the face plate and the collar.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws and remove the seal plate.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

Trim with Setscrews

  • Using a 3/32” hex wrench, loosen the setscrew and slide the handle off the valve trim.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the screw and remove the bonnet and sleeve from the valve stem.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws from the face plate. Remove the washer and the face plate.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

How to remove Kohler shower handle - Trim with Setscrews

  • Using a 3/32” hex wrench, loosen the setscrew and slide the handle and adapter off the valve.
  • Slide the sleeve off the valve.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws and remove the face plate.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

How to remove Kohler shower handle - Trim with Setscrews

  • Using a 3/32” hex wrench, loosen the two setscrews. Slide the handle and bonnet off the valve.
  • Gently pry the cover plate from the escutcheon to expose the two screws.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the screw and remove the adapter from the valve stem.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws and remove the escutcheon.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

 

 

How to remove Kohler shower handle – with Threaded Bonnets

How to remove Kohler shower handle - with Threaded Bonnets

  • Firmly grasp the handle. Turn the bonnet counterclockwise and remove the handle and bonnet from the valve stem.
  • Remove the face plate from the seal plate.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws and remove the seal plate.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

With Threaded Bonnets

  • Firmly grasp the handle. Turn the bonnet counterclockwise and remove the handle and bonnet from the valve.
  • If applicable, remove the pivot ring. Remove the face plate from the valve.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws and remove the retainer.
  • If no screws are present, unscrew and remove the retainer.

With Threaded Bonnets

  • Firmly grasp the handle. Turn the bonnet counterclockwise and remove the handle and bonnet from the valve stem.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws and remove the handle sleeve, shroud, and face plate.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.

 

 

How to remove Kohler shower handle – 

with Center Cap

How to remove Kohler shower handle - with Center Cap

  • While holding the handle arm, unscrew the end cap. Remove the end cap, washer, and short sleeve.
  • Slide the handle arm from the bonnet. Ensure the O-ring and long sleeve are still in place.
  • Slide the center cap from the bonnet.
  • Using a 3/32” hex wrench, unscrew the screw from the bonnet.
  • Slide the bonnet and sleeve from the valve stem.
  • Using a Phillips screwdriver, unscrew the two screws from the escutcheon assembly. Remove the escutcheon assembly and the face plate.
  • If applicable, use a flat-blade screwdriver to remove the pin from the adapter. Unscrew and remove the adapter from the valve.
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Disassemble Mira Shower Head – How To

The day might come when you want to Disassemble Mira Shower Head. Maybe you want to strip it because you want to clean it. Maybe you want to disassemble it because you need to replace the spray plate or seals. Or you may want to because of Poor spray pattern from the Cloud spray plate assembly.

Mira shower heads are designed to give a satisfactory shower over a range of pressures. These shower heads are suitable for pressures between 0.1 and 5.0 bar.

Cloud Spray Plate

Cleaning

Accessories

Disassemble Mira Shower Head.

Replacing the Spray plate or Seals.

Replacing the Spray plate or Seals

  1. Use a suitable tool to remove the grommets.
  2. Using the 2.5 mm hexagonal wrench (supplied), remove the screws.
  3. Separate the spray plate assembly into its individual components.
  4. Clean or replace components as necessary.Note! Make sure that the seals are located correctly.
  5. Reassemble the components in reverse order.

 

 

Replacing the Cloud Spray Plate Assembly.

Replacing the Cloud Spray plate Assembly

  1. Use a suitable tool to remove the grommets.
  2. Using the 2.5 mm hexagonal wrench (supplied), remove the screws.
  3. Separate the sprayplate assembly into its individual components.
  4. Replace the Cloud assembly sprayplate with the LC version.
  5. Reassemble the components in reverse order.

 

 

Disassemble Mira Shower Head – Cleaning.

Disassemble Mira Shower Head - Cleaning

Many household cleaners contain abrasives and chemical substances, and should not be used for cleaning plated or plastic fittings.These finishes should be cleaned with a mild washing up detergent or soap solution, and then wiped dry using a soft cloth.Use your thumb or a soft cloth to wipe any limescale from the soft nozzles and the front surface of the shower head spray plate.Important! The spray plate must be regularly cleaned to make sure that the shower head does not become blocked.

Use your thumb or a soft cloth to wipe any limescale from the soft nozzles.

 

 

Accessories.

Flow Regulator (12 L/min – Red) – 1641.059If your shower has no flow control, you may find operation of the shower on high pressure systems too forceful. Fitting a flow regulator in the shower head will reduce this.

Disassemble Mira Shower Head - Flow Regulator

Check valve (360m and 360r) – 1688.282

Mira Shower Head - Check Valve

Check valve (360i) – 1688.283

Mira Shower Head - Checkvalve (360i) - 1688.283

To comply with UK Water Regulations you must make provision to prevent the back flow of waste water through the shower.A hose retaining ring will allow compliance but may restrict full use of the hose.However, if your mixer shower is already fitted with single inlet check valves then fitting the extra shower head check valve will allow compliance without the need for the hose retaining ring.

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MIRA SHOWER HEAD INSTALLATION & USER GUIDE

Showerhead

Multifunction showerhead assembly

Showerhead

Shower head assembly