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C28-mkII galley sink problem

Aug 16, 2009
20
Catalina 28 mk2 Toronto
While I was flushing my water system after launching this spring a new (to me) problem arose - one or both of the taps on the galley sink stopped working properly. That is, as long as the water pump was on, water came out of the faucet (still does!). I have tried to take the taps off, but it is not clear how to do this - there is a cap that, when removed, gives access to what should be a screw of some kind to remove the tap. But it is so deep inside I cannot see what to use ... I have tried all my Allen keys and jeweller's screwdrivers, but nothing works. Has anyone taken the facet assembly apart? Or do you need to buy the entire new faucet system?
 
Jun 8, 2004
2,555
Catalina 320 Dana Point
I thought I remembered it as a regular type hose bib or faucet screw for a 3/16 or 1/4 inch driver, I pulled up a page with replacement valves but it doesn't show the screws. These pages show a screw but not the head.
http://www.scandvik.com/images/pdfs/10422-Drawing-NEW.pdf
https://www.catalinadirect.com/shop...ts-parts/galleyhead-mixer-faucet-rebuild-kit/
Wait, I just found it, it's a phillips head !
http://www.scandvik.com/index.cfm?method=products_detail&productID=505
Scandvik also sells valves and parts on their website.
 
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Aug 16, 2009
20
Catalina 28 mk2 Toronto
Has anyone replaced the entire faucet assembly? Is it as straightforward as it looks?
 
Nov 22, 2019
6
Catalina Catalina 28 MKII Outer Harbour marina
The guys in this group are the best. It's all Catalina 28 owners. Great discussion threads and wiki. Free to be a member. Love to have new people.

 
Jun 3, 2021
1
catalina 28 mkII Shores of Leech Lake
Hey djamied - did you ever find a way to get the handle off? Is it a standard replacement washer? I have the same issue with my 28 MK II Grohe faucet. Thanks.