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post #1 of 5 (permalink) Old 11-09-2021, 17:42 Thread Starter
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Split kitchen tap

Greetings all. New on here but hoping for some assistance. Our 2016 MLT580 has started leaking at the mixer tap. Found a hairline crack down the stem of the spout. Look as if I need to remove the sink to replace. There is a black rubber seal around sink. Any ideas how the sink is removed please. Disconnecting the waste pipe first of course. I think it is a Riech tap but can't identify the model. A new spout would do if I knew where to get one. Thanks for your assistance.
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Look as if I need to remove the sink to replace

Hi Bambles, have you had a really good look? I believe that you should be able to replace the aforementioned tap without having to remove the sink.
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I has a similar slit down the spout of a bathroom tap and superglued it which lasted years. Prise open crack and brush glue in when dry.

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Have a look at CAK Tanks, they seem to stock a massive range of taps and may be the best place to look.

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Common problem often caused by frost when the tap is not left open in the hallway between hot/cold position after draining down for winter. The spouts are simply pull off and replace, definitely for Reich taps and I think others. Most spares depts will have them or check out ebay. Much easier than replacing whole tap.
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