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Download the BILT app and search for your faucet model. The icon is turquoise with a white nut ( as in nut and bolt).
It will show you step by step nearly everything under the sun. Hope that helps a bit.

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No, sorry but if it used to work it is unlikely to fail so soon. Check the hot water supply first.

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The faucet may have gotten clogged during the changeover process but it could simply be defective.

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mixing valve and ceramic washers are defective. American Standard is not what it used to be. Parts are substandard and imported from china. Get yourself a Glacier Bay, and contact American Standard and demand your money back or a credit.

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go to a plumbing store and ask them what needs done. or check at local library for a manual to read on plumbing . were it my daughter she would call and ask me for help and of course I would go .

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possibly needs new seals in it .

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Did you replace or reface the seat (the surface in the bottom of the faucet body where the stem's washer "seats" itself to shut off the flow of water? There are special tools for removing the old seats and installing new ones (available from professional plumbing suppliers), or you may be able to renew the seat's surface with a special tool called a seat surfacer.

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I would check with my LOCAL plumbing supply house .

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If by push pull you mean there is a knob and rod that you use to raise and lower the plug. Look under the sink for a rod extending perpendicular to pipe it will be about 8" long and attach to a linking bar below he push pull rod. Typically there is a small retaining nut that seats around a ball seal on this rod that secures it to the tail piece dropping from sink. Unscrew the retaining nut, slide the rod out and then lift out the plug. You will notice a ring on lower end of the plug piece that you will need to insert the rod thru when reassembling. If you are referring to a fixed twist and drop plug Open it and there will be a set screw on a flat face in the stem portion under the cap. It's usually small straight slot screw but may also be a hex head slot Loosen that screw and the plug will lift off a center peg in the drain assembly.

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I would google it . Or look on u tube

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My best advice
is to believe everything you just experienced...
(Perhaps an UNSEEN flaw in the "MONOBLOCK")

Buy the replacement faucet... shop around:
I spotted it on eBay... (number not close...)
((but still reasonably priced)).

AMAZON
American Standard 1480 101 002 Seva Single Control Lavatory Faucet with...

Also went to eFaucets (but their site was stunned
(normally GOOD resource... ))
http://efaucets.com/

eBay (concierge... buyer protected... FREE ship'n)
American Standard 1480 150 002 Seva Monoblock Single Lever Handle Lavatory...

Save the old one (parts)and DIAGNOSE
it in your SPARE TIME...

Hope this helps

Carnac the Magnificent

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you have to access the lower control the switch should be an air type one it uses air pressure from pushing in the button they some times crack ,dislodge or damaged and will not turn on or off unit also switch can fail

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tighten the retain nut mounted under sink.

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As this is the A-S ceramic cartridge that installs with three screws, then I suggest you either buy the original part, or just get a new faucet. The three screw type is notoriously difficult to seal properly because of the design. If you do replace it, I recommend Moen single handle. It's basic cartridge has a lifetime warranty against dripping, and is super simple to change out. Good luck!

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I have had this for no reason it smelt as you say The only thing is you may have disturbed the pipes Odd I know drives you mad , As you say a softener would do the trick . or maybe if your on a well , A well flush but they cost .

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The A-S single lever kitch faucet is terrible. If it is the one I think it is, then it has three screws that mount the cartridge down into the faucet body.If these are not torqued perfectly evenly, the faucet leaks. I suggest getting a Moen to replace it.

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common porblem

looks like a long thread at its base ..
might be able to tighten up the slack




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American Standard 4005SSF Fairbury Kitchen Faucet Parts

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Remove the cap and tighten Philips head screw.

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