RV Repair Manual
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How to fix that squealing faucet

A tap or faucet that squeeks can be easily repaired. The cause is likely a lack of lubrication in the valve stem. Here's how ...

Turn off the water pump or city water connection. Open the faucet to drain off the water pressure.

Depending on the type of faucet you have there may be a plastic cap on the handle or the handle wiill be removed by unscrewing it.

There is usually a plastic cap with the hot or cold symbol - pry if off to expose the screw below. Remove the screw and lift off the valve knob.

Remove the valve body with a suitable wrench.