shower faucet vibrates

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      My old American Standard external (outside-the-wall) two-handle shower faucet kept dripping, even after replacing the washers. So I replaced the brass barrel seats (the new ones have an O-ring at one end, the originals didn’t) and of course the washers. Now, if the hot water is turned-on fast, the faucet vibrates violently and loudly. Shutting the hot water and opening it slowly fixes it.

      Any suggestions? thanks

    • #290381

      Check the washer and make sure it is tight inside the washer retaining ring

    • #290382

      OK, I’ll check them.

      Should I be using flat or tapered washers? When I bought the barrel seats, the parts guy said it didn’t matter and I think there are flat washers in there now.

      thank you

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