Originally Posted by dr.strangelove
If you're using the D-Lite stem, it should be a seamless single piece. If you're using the standard Magno valve, the white seal should not be separated from the metal shaft.
It's standard Magno Valve. That's what I was thinking/realized while walking back to my apartment. Guess he needs a new valve then. I'm assuming this is why the D-Lite stem is just one piece, to stop this from happening.