01:39PM | 04/22/07
Member Since: 04/21/07
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We just bought a home originally built in 1956, which has the original, older kitchen faucet fixture and we’re having a problem with it. The hot water faucet does not come on until it’s been turned at least a quarter turn. When it does hit the point at which it comes on, it “sticks” and makes a horrible loud noise like a foghorn.

From talking to others and doing research online, we have learned that it is a wall-mounted, two-handle Chicago Faucet – model CF2831H601LC. Could this be a problem with the “Quaturn cartridge”? Is the cartridge replaceable? Should we replace the entire faucet (we’ve noticed we can buy this faucet online.) We thought we’d seek the input of people in this forum. Thanks in advance.

Specifications are as follows:

Chicago Faucet – model CF2831H601LC

S6 - Swing Spout

E1 - Quixtop Outlet

369 - Lever Handles

Quaturn‚Ñ¢ Operating Cartridge

G - Adjustable Supply Arms

1/2" NPT Female Inlets


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