Leaky Danze Kitchen Faucet -- Help!

devilsdueFebruary 27, 2011

Hi everyone,

I have a Danze Parma D405558 faucet in the kitchen (found the manufacturer's diagram here: http://danze.com/products/pdfs/D405558_ip.pdf) It has a spout that swivels horizontally (left/right) and it's leaking right at the lines where the swivel/spout assembly joins the body of the faucet (basically part 7 on that diagram.) The faucet is only a year old, so I really don't want to have to replace it.

Is this something I can repair myself? What parts should be replaced? Or should I just give up and get a new faucet that doesn't break after only 1 year?

I'd really appreciate any help!

Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
randy427

The o-rings that are identified as item #8 on the drawing are the most likely culprits. If you remove the spout, there will be one upper and one lower one the barrel section. You can probably find suitable generic replacements at the hardware store. Clean all internal surfaces and apply plumber's silicon grease to the o-rings when reassembling.

    Bookmark   February 27, 2011 at 12:14PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
devilsdue

Is replacing O-rings something a non-handy person like myself can do?

    Bookmark   February 27, 2011 at 3:11PM
Thank you for reporting this comment. Undo
PHelp

There are a number of things you can do. This article explains some help for other people who may be having problems

Here is a link that might be useful: How to Fix a Leaky Danze Faucet

    Bookmark   August 23, 2013 at 2:12PM
Sign Up to comment
More Discussions
Warm water mornings on cold line for 30 secs....
We have been living in a home built in 2011 (in Canada)...
nikolaos2012
Cold Water TOO COLD! What to do?
I know there is a lot of concern over regulating hot...
mrb6228
Yes or No to Easy Water (no-salt) water softener?
I started this thread to reply to Sam because the prior...
peoplelover
corrosion seen on hot water shutoff valves
I was repairing a minor leak in the kitchen faucet...
jastrong5
Garden Hose iced over
Ok, I know I was stupid. I'm new to home ownership...
Cassandra
© 2015 Houzz Inc. Houzz® The new way to design your home™