Eclipse faucets when installed correctly are extremely reliable and problem free. Like all appliances with moving parts they need maintenance and occasionally repair. The most common issue with all faucets is leaking caused by debris in the water supply often caused by failure to flush the water lines or debris caused by remodeling – see blog article Before You Install a Faucet Flush the Pipes. Debris lodges in the cartridge – the part of the faucet that turns it on and off and mixes the hot and cold water – and causes a leak.
Replacing the cartridge in and Eclipse faucet is not difficult. Simply turn off the water then follow the graphic instruction below. Once the cartridge is replaced reverse the step to reinstall handle.