Franke Mythos MTV Black Shoulder Tap Valve
Earlier Installation guides list 2552R Valve. Then in subsequent ones it is referred to as 1427R – This is the same valve as 2552R – just a name change (which we also code 4276R). This valve comes with a white seal underneath. However, in 2014 the Franke Mythos Tap Valve was changed by manufacturer from the 1427R Valve to the SP3547. This is a different valve. Your installation guide will tell you exactly which part to order. However, if you don’t have your installation guide then please order the Earlier Valve, 2552R(4276R) as the seal in the later valve 3547R might not work if you have the earlier valve. We cannot take responsibility for a dripping valve if you have the earlier valve and order the later one.
We have provided here measurements and images of both valves for reference if you don’t have your installation guide. Please also see below regarding the Brass Bush Part when you remove your own valve.
Measurements 2552R / 1427R /4276R
Overall height: 53mm
Nut Height: 8mm
Diameter at thread: 21mm
Height of Splines: 10mm
Overall height: 53mm
Nut Height: 6mm
Diameter at thread: 21mm
Height of Splines: 11mm
For useful Guides &please check Mythos Installation Guides Tab above.
If your valve seems wider in diameter than the replacement valve you order, it is possible that the Brass Bush (Ring) that surrounds the valve inside your Tap has also come away with your Valve.
For more information on Changing a Valve and the Brass Bush (Ring) see here.
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 £8/£10, we will refund the excess shipping charge to you. Some Parts cannot be posted e.g. Valves.
POST DELIVERY TIMES - Getting slower to GB post Brexit & pre Christmas:
ROI / NI: Approx 2 days delivery by Post in ROI and can vary in NI (please allow for at least 1 week)
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 2-3 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 (£6/£8) & we make no profit from these charges): ROI / NI: Approx 2 days delivery by Fastways but it can occasionally take longer. Great Britain: Average shipping time with DPD is approx 1 week (but can take longer) .
ROI / NI: Approx 2 days delivery by Fastways but it can occasionally take longer.
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.