Summary: Learn how to fix a leaking mixer tap, fix a leaking spindle or spout, repack a mixer tap gland nut and replace a mixer tap O-ring.
If you have a leaking mixer tap, you will need to find the cause before you can think about repairing it or buying replacement parts. There are three main places the tap is likely to have leakage problems.
Tighten the gland nut by about half a turn with a spanner.
Unscrew the gland nut and remove it.
Make a note of the position of the O-rings and remove them with a penknife.
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