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WMS 02-13-2012 04:20 AM

Am Standard Shower mixing valve problem
 
I installed a new Am Standard shower mixing valve in a bathroom renovation. Water valves are on in basement but when I turned valve to test I got a quick spurt of water and then nothing. Any ideas? Do I need to adjust something on the new valve to get it to work?

oh'mike 02-13-2012 05:56 AM

Remove the shower head and test it again---sounds like the filter is clogged out---

ben's plumbing 02-13-2012 08:29 AM

please tell me you took unit apart to install...don't take it personal..many have done this and damaged the cartiridge....ben

oh'mike 02-13-2012 08:47 AM

Cooked guts,Ben?

ben's plumbing 02-13-2012 08:53 AM

did one last week ho purchased from h d what amess he was not happy but Iam sure he learned something:yes:

Alan 02-13-2012 09:07 AM

Is it a pressure balance valve? You got water pressure on both hot and cold?

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