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Old 11-15-2010, 04:11 PM   #1
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Hello.

I have hot water through out the house except in the masterbath shower. I can only get it up to lukewarm. What could be causing this?

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Old 11-15-2010, 05:25 PM   #2
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Hello.

I have hot water through out the house except in the masterbath shower. I can only get it up to lukewarm. What could be causing this?

thanks.

rmsnow
What sort of shower controls do you have? Pressure balanced? The older 2 handle unit?
Sounds like there's a blockage on the hot water side if the sink has hot water.
Do you know how to take these things apart?
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Pressure balance faucets(single handle) have a mechanical stop adjustment inside to limit hot water. Not all are same, but it is usually a gear type plastic ring thatyou set for hot flow.

You don't have to turn off the water to set this. Unscrew the handle, and you should see the stop mechanism. There may be markings to indicate hotter/colder max settings.
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If this just started happening it could be that your "Hot Water or Cold Water" is colder. Still will have to reset the limit stop for more hot. I would guess that something has slowed the flow of your hot water.
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