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Replacement part RP50587, does not look like the part I am removing from my 468 model Cicero faucet.

RP50587

68 model Cicero faucet
Project Type: Replacement
Ownership: 2-5 years
Skill Level: Intermediate
Topics: Assembly
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Ric
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Thank you for your question. Delta Faucet model RP50587 is for the newer 468-DST models. What you have is an older model 468, and the peice you need is an RP70 ball assembly. It is a different kind of stem assembly.
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When replacing part# RP50587, what is the best process for removing the bonnet nut? Is a special wrench required? Diffcult to tell where to loosen.

Age: 35 to 44
Gender: Female
Project Type: Replacement
Ownership: < 1 year
Skill Level: Beginner
Topics: Assembly
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Amber
Plano TX 75074
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Hi Amber, Thank you for your question. The RP50587 can be removed using an adjustable wrench. The top of the bonnet nut will have the flat edges where the wrench is positioned. Here is a link to the How to replace the DST cartridge.
http://www.deltafaucet.com/shopping...
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Dave
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My 980T-SS-DST has very, very limited temperature adjustment. The replacement valve is the same way. Any ideas?

The valve has never shown any functional problems, water flow is as expected with full range of motion for the action of the lever. The problem is an immeasurably small degree of temp adjustment at the center of the lever's range of motion. Move beyond the exact center and you have all hot or all cold, obviously depending on the side you move to. This is very frustrating. I spoke to customer service about this and another unrelated problem involving the touch control and they sent me a replacement valve, but the problem is the same; for practical purposes there is no temp adjustment it's all hot or all cold.
Age: 35 to 44
Gender: Male
Project Type: Replacement
Ownership: 2-5 years
Skill Level: Advanced
Topics: Performance
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Britain
Columbus, OH, USA
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Thank you for your question. I apologize that you are having trouble adjusting your temperature. We recommend turning the volume on at full power and then getting the temperature you would like. Once that is done, leave the faucet on and it will always go to that temperature.
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answered 1 year, 10 months ago
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Delta
Indianapolis, IN, USA
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does the cartridge in the 955-ssdst have a ceramic cartridge?

My plumber says the cartridge is mostly plastic.
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asked 2 years ago
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Thank you for your question. Delta Faucet model # 955-SS-DST does have a ceramic disc cartridge. There are also non-metallic parts to the cartridge, and this is a normal industry standard for ceramic disc cartridges.
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Indianapolis, IN, USA
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