I have no idea how the red ring could disengage its splines
Two intricate ceramic blocks with a watertight sliding fit
Having no water in the kitchen is not to be tolerated, so I applied a redneck fix while pondering the problem
Of course it only rotated a little bit in one direction and never the other way…
But: only half a year?
Hint: if you’re weak of stomach, never look inside your drinking water fixtures, because you’ll never drink tap water again.
The faucet spout went from a tolerable piddle to a major flow