Plumbing in the Home/Leaky paucet

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My hot water is leaking on this faucet. How would I take it apart to reach the cartridge that I have to change? photo enclosed.
Thank you,
Susan

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Grasp the big ball part with your hand and turn left and unscrew it, handle and all......IF you are LUCKY!!!  You may need to use channel locks, which means you will scratch it.  Very seldom do they come off with the hands....even though they are put on hand tight.

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