Most of Delta's new bathroom and kitchen faucets come with a sprayer hose as standard equipment. You'll be able to figure out how to fix this one if you have one like it. It's possible that you'll need to replace both the hose and the spray head to remedy the leak. Take the time to learn how to remove the sprayer hose from your Delta faucet before you replace it.
What you’ll need for the project
If you don't have the necessary tools at home, you'll need to go to the hardware store to get the replacement parts.
- New spray head
- New hose
- Adjustable wrench
- Basin wrench
Procedure to follow
Learn how to remove the delta fast connect sprayer hose by following the instructions below, replacing the parts as necessary, and putting the system back together.
Inspect the problem
The first step is to figure out where the problem is so that you can replace it.
- Turn on the water supply.
- You can find the leak by holding the spray head in your palm and observing the spray pattern.
- Re-inspect for leakage after pressing the button.
- Shut off the water supply to the sink.
- Remove the spray head by unscrewing the slide nut with a screwdriver.
- Check for leaks by turning on the faucet again.
- This means you'll need to replace both the spray head and the hose if you notice crimp seal leaks.
- The hose is in good condition if there is no leak around the crimp. In this case, all you need to do is replace the spray head.
Possible quick fixes
It's possible that you won't have to buy any new parts at all. Even a minor issue can be remedied in one of the following ways:
- Turn on the sink's faucet and check underneath with a flashlight. Using pliers or a basin wrench, tighten the stem connection if it is leaking. For leak-free connections, no new parts need to be purchased.
- Mineral deposits on the sprayer's head could be the source of the issue. A few hours later, remove the head from the vinegar solution and allow it to dry out on its own. It should be removed from the solution when all of the deposits have been dissolved.
If the preceding repairs fail to fix the leak, you'll have no choice except to dismantle the assembly and replace the damaged components.
Removing the old sprayer hose
Here’s how to disconnect sprayer hose from delta faucet:
- Start by turning off the shutoff valve under the sink before removing the sprayer and hose assembly. Drain the hose of any remaining water by squeezing the trigger.
- Remove the spray head by removing the slide nut.
- A flathead screwdriver or a pocketknife will be needed to help remove the C-clip from the washer.
- Sprayer heads can be replaced by simply attaching a new one in place of the old one during an inspection, if necessary.
- Slide the new sprayer hose into the slide nut after replacing the washer and the C-clip.
- Using a basin wrench, remove the old sprayer hose from the stem of the sink faucet.
- Remove it from the fitting on the deck.
- Screwdriver needed to remove deck fitting nut under sink and to remove fitting from other end.
Finding replacement parts
The sprayer hose assembly can now be replaced with replacement parts after it has been disassembled. Here's how you'll go about doing it:
- Call Delta's customer support if your faucet's warranty is still active. As and when you require new replacement components, they will ship them to you.
- To replace the sprayer head and hose, you will need to go to a hardware store and purchase them.
- Buy a replacement sprayer nozzle and hose from the same model at the store.
Putting the faucet back together
It's time to reassemble the sprayer now that the old hose has been removed and a new one has been purchased.
- Replace the old deck fitting with the new one you just bought.
- Using a screwdriver, fasten it to the underside of the sink using nuts.
- The replacement hose can be inserted into the deck fitting.
- Push the hose under the sink and into the stem of the faucet after covering the male threads with pipe tape.
- Use a basin wrench to secure the hose to the faucet stem.
Test your project
Our modest project will be ready for testing once you've mastered delta faucet sprayer fast disconnect and replaced any worn-out components. Do the following to see if everything is running as it should:
- The shutdown valves under the sink must be turned on. To do this, simply counterclockwise crank the knobs.
- Check to see if the sprayer hose leak has been fixed.
- Turn the water on by turning the faucet handle and pulling the sprayer trigger.
- Check to see if the sprayer is dispensing water correctly.
Finally, you've completed your task if everything goes according to plan.
See how simple it was to figure out how to detach the spray hose from the faucet's Delta handle? You don't have to put up with a leaking sprayer faucet for any longer than necessary. Once you've worked out what's causing the issue, anyone can do it. For one thing, you won't have to pay the plumber; all you'll need to do is purchase a few affordable replacements.