I have a Kohler, single handle, Coralais faucet in my kitchen. It started leaking just a little bit from just below the handle quite a while ago - it only leaks when the faucet is turned on. Recently it started leaking a lot so I knew it was time to do something. This house is only 5 years old and this is my first repair job ever. Although I'd like to throw in that I'm not stupid.... ;) Oh - it's such a long story.... I'll cut out the middle and just say that I've taken this faucet apart and put it back together more times than I can count. Once I finally got the right valve for this faucet, I installed it and the faucet is still leaking. Not a lot. But some water comes up through the big bolt (I'm assuming) occasionally when the faucet is on. I am about ready to drive to Kohler and strangle someone. This isn't supposed to be so difficult, is it???
I did put silicone grease on the rubber ring on the bottom of the new valve and I put plenty (I think) of pipe thread compound (TFE Paste) on the threads of the bolt.
This stupid faucet is going to make me to lose my mind.
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