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Cambiar el "cuerito" de la canilla

English translation: change/ replace the tap/ faucet washer

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Spanish term or phrase:Cambiar el
English translation:change/ replace the tap/ faucet washer
Entered by: David Hollywood
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00:35 Feb 18, 2006
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Mechanics / Mech Engineering
Spanish term or phrase: Cambiar el "cuerito" de la canilla
Asi se dice aqui en Argentina, cuando el plomero cambia una parte dentro de la canilla.
Normalmente cuando una canilla empieza a gotear.
Hernán Bovo
Argentina
Local time: 18:19
change/ replace the tap washer
Explanation:
my reading

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Note added at 2 mins (2006-02-18 00:38:09 GMT)
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or "faucet" if US

Cure a leaking tap - a straight forward guide to the simple task of replace a tap washer.
www.diydata.com/problem/taps/washer_replace.htm - 19k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 3 mins (2006-02-18 00:38:50 GMT)
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bad "non-English ref" but still works I would say ....

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Note added at 3 mins (2006-02-18 00:39:15 GMT)
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better ref ....

Introduction and Contents Changing a tap washer CHANGING A TAP WASHER 2 Tools 3 ... Components Changing a tap washer ANIMATION CAP CAP RETAINING SCREW ...
www.midkentwater.co.uk/images/flash/washer.swf - Similar pages

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Note added at 4 mins (2006-02-18 00:39:47 GMT)
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US ref ...

Replace the faucet washer. Remove the brass screw at the stem's base and pry ...
If changing faucet washers and seals goes quickly, you may pay a premium ...
www.cornerhardware.com/howto/ht08.html - 6k - Cached - Similar pages
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David Hollywood
Local time: 18:19
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4 +7change/ replace the tap washer
David Hollywood


  

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2 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 4/5Answerer confidence 4/5 peer agreement (net): +7
Cambiar el
change/ replace the tap washer


Explanation:
my reading

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Note added at 2 mins (2006-02-18 00:38:09 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

or "faucet" if US

Cure a leaking tap - a straight forward guide to the simple task of replace a tap washer.
www.diydata.com/problem/taps/washer_replace.htm - 19k - Cached - Similar pages

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Note added at 3 mins (2006-02-18 00:38:50 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

bad "non-English ref" but still works I would say ....

--------------------------------------------------
Note added at 3 mins (2006-02-18 00:39:15 GMT)
--------------------------------------------------

better ref ....

Introduction and Contents Changing a tap washer CHANGING A TAP WASHER 2 Tools 3 ... Components Changing a tap washer ANIMATION CAP CAP RETAINING SCREW ...
www.midkentwater.co.uk/images/flash/washer.swf - Similar pages

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Note added at 4 mins (2006-02-18 00:39:47 GMT)
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US ref ...

Replace the faucet washer. Remove the brass screw at the stem's base and pry ...
If changing faucet washers and seals goes quickly, you may pay a premium ...
www.cornerhardware.com/howto/ht08.html - 6k - Cached - Similar pages


David Hollywood
Local time: 18:19
Native speaker of: Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in category: 72

Peer comments on this answer (and responses from the answerer)
agree  David Elliff: "tap washer" in UK, "faucet washer" in US
14 mins

agree  Ines Garcia Botana: Exacto
1 hr

agree  Susana Magnani
3 hrs

agree  bigedsenior
3 hrs

agree  Henry Hinds: Right, it's "faucet washer" in US, and I have some to fix right now!
3 hrs

agree  María Eugenia Wachtendorff
10 hrs

agree  tangotrans
12 hrs
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