Introduction

Replacing a kitchen faucet pull-out spray head is affordable and easy for individuals to do on their own. There are many different reasons a person may need to replace their kitchen faucet pull-out spray head. Often times a kitchen faucet pull-out spray head becomes clogged with mineral deposits or the handle on the nozzle breaks. This guide will assist readers in replacing their kitchen faucet pull-out spray head as well as the hose without having to seek assistance from a professional.

  1. Located underneath the sink is the water-control valve.
    • Located underneath the sink is the water-control valve.

      • Shut off the water supply by turning the water-control valve.

      • Not all water control values are the same so some nozzles may vary.

  2. Pull on the kitchen spray head nozzle to reveal the connected hose.
    • Pull on the kitchen spray head nozzle to reveal the connected hose.

    • Unscrew the kitchen faucet spray head nozzle counterclockwise off of the hose assembly.

    • Remove the rubber gasket from the hose to reveal the c-clip.

    • Remove the c-clip that is located on the pull-out sprayer connection point with a small flat head screwdriver.

      • Do not discard the gasket. It can be reused unless damaged.

    • Pull on the sink faucet spray head from above the sink to find the main hose connection point to the water line located underneath the sink.

    • Unscrew the hose from the main faucet’s water line connection point.

      • A wrench may be necessary in order to loosen the nut.

    • Remove the hose from the sink sprayer location.

    • Connect the new hose by pressing it into the connection point. Then screw hose back on clockwise.

      • A wrench may be necessary in order to secure the end of the hose to the nut.

    • Apply plumber's tape to the male threads on the new sink sprayer head to avoid leakage.

Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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