Franke Bern Tap Valve
In recent installation guides this valve 3308R (133.0150.219 Cold /130.0120.220 Hot) is called 3794R (133.0358.053 Hot /133.0358.055 Cold).
It is the same valve.
Measurements: Splines: 28 / Nut Height: 9mm
Please Note: Some customers find it difficult to remove the earlier SP3308 Valve (133.0150.219 Cold /130.0120.220 Hot) which has 2 flat sides on the nut. You can buy a special tool from the Franke Bern Manufacturer to remove it here.
The Hot and Cold Valve are not interchangeable as one opens clockwise and the other opens anti-clockwise.
Replace if your Tap is dripping from the Spout. Here is our Guide: 7 easy steps to replace Kitchen Tap Valve.
Recently we have noticed that the new valve is a little stiffer to push the handle onto. We have reported this back to the manufacturer but they assure us that there have been no changes of any consequence and it is just to do with the tolerance on the machining of the valves. If this does occur we would simply recommend ensuring that your own handle is clear inside of any residual debris and that you push the handle on and off the new valve a few times to loosen the splines slightly. You won’t damage your handle. Tightening your valve: We would also recommend that you do NOT overtighten this valve. As a rule of thumb, tighten as far as physically possible by hand, and then tighten 1/4 turn with an adjustable spanner.
Parts might be modified by the manufacturers as part of their continual improvements. We cannot always guarantee that a part will fit an older version of a product. All spare parts that do not fit can be returned for a refund excluding shipping costs.
We ship from IRELAND so please see below for SHIPPING TIMES (by Post or Courier) before you place your Order to avoid any misunderstandings regarding estimated arrival date for your order once dispatched.
POST COST: For very small items: Screws, O Ring Kits, Aerators & some Bushes, we Post (£2/£3.50). This is NOT trackable. Where we Post, and you have been incorrectly charged Courier Rate £5/£7, we will refund the excess shipping charge to you. Some Parts cannot be posted e.g. Valves.
POST DELIVERY TIMES:
ROI / NI: Approx 2 days delivery by Post.
Great Britain: Unfortunately there is no such thing as first / second class mail in Ireland. There is just 'standard' post. Our current experience is that it is taking approx 1-2 weeks for goods to arrive in Great Britain by Post. But we are having reports of it taking even longer than this. This is outside of our control and the backlog appears to be due to customs clearance for all items creating a backlog, slowing down all inward parcels and post from EU.
COURIER DELIVERY TIMES Track & Trace (£5/£7) & we make no profit from these charges): ROI / NI: Approx 2 days delivery by Fastways. Great Britain: Average shipping time with DPD is approx 1 week (but can take longer) .
ROI / NI: Approx 2 days delivery by Fastways.
Great Britain: Average shipping time with DPD is approx 1 week (but can take longer) .
Please note that delivery times with DPD UK for goods shipped from Ireland are slower than DPD within Great Britain. Brexit means that all goods coming into Great Britain have to clear Customs and this has added delays to the process. Our current experience is that goods shipped with DPD UK currently take approx 1 week to be delivered, but it can occasionally take longer. We can provide tracking numbers if required. Click here for more detailed information about all Shipping & Returns.
Not shipping to UK Offshore Islands:
We are currently only shipping to England, Scotland, Wales, NI and ROI. We are currently unable for logistical & customs reasons to ship to Channel Islands, Isle of Man or any Isles off mainland GB. All we can suggest is that you might be able to have the Order shipped to GB and from the there get it shipped on to your own address if it is one of the destinations that we currently do not ship to.
BREXIT: Brexit will have no financial impact on our GB customers once your Order is less than £135. There will be No Vat on Imports, No Customs Charges, No extra or hidden charges once your Total Order is less than £135. We will remind you again about this at the Checkout stage before you complete (pay) for your Order. For further details please see our Brexit section here.
There will be No Vat on Imports, No Customs Charges, No extra or hidden charges once your Total Order is less than £135. We will remind you again about this at the Checkout stage before you complete (pay) for your Order. For further details please see our Brexit section here.