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kats 03-30-2013 09:01 PM

No hot water in the shower
 
My Guest shower will not get hot or even lukewarm but the master shower and all the faucets in the house do. It wasn't always like that, the shower head shot off one day and ever since the plumber came to fix it there has been no hot water in that shower.

I keep reading that this could be caused by mineral build up (I have hard water) but I have no idea on how I could determine if that's what it is or if the plumber messed something up.

Please help:) I'd rather not call a plumber if it is something I can fix myself...

jmon 03-30-2013 10:19 PM

I don't know if the plumber messed anything up or not. It doesn't appear so with the information you have provided. What did he do? Just put the shower head that shot off back on or did he adjust the shower valve as well? If he took the shower valve apart, then call him back. How did the shower head shoot off? Rusted off? I'm just guessing here.

It could be as simple as taking shower valve apart and cleaning/adjusting it or u could have a bad shower mixing valve that needs replacement.

Do u know what type and kind of shower fixture it is? delta, moen, single handle mixing type ect. They are all a little different, a picture of shower valve and shower head would help.

Stay tuned, let's see what the pro's say.

oh'mike 03-31-2013 05:50 AM

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Originally Posted by jmon (Post 1149383)
I don't know if the plumber messed anything up or not. It doesn't appear so with the information you have provided.

It could be as simple as taking shower valve apart and cleaning/adjusting it or u could have a bad shower mixing valve that needs replacement.

Do u know what type and kind of shower fixture it is? delta, moen, single handle mixing type ect. They are all a little different, a picture of shower valve and shower head would help.

Stay tuned, let's see what the pro's say.

Yep----I doubt if the plumber did any thing to cause this----let us know what you have----might be time to all back the plumber.

kats 04-01-2013 08:12 PM

Yes, I believe he had adjusted the valve as well
https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui....1&disp=thd&zw https://mail.google.com/mail/u/0/?ui....1&disp=thd&zw It's a moen, I have read that it could be that the valve needs to be cleaned but the way it is I don't know know how to take it apart

jmon 04-02-2013 09:43 AM

Did the plumber just adjust it or did he replace the cartdrige/valve? If it's a new valve, they set the scald guard low. If so, he probably just didn't adjust it quite right for u. Whatever it is that he did, I would call him back and tell him u have no hot water in the shower now. In the interest of good customer service and satisfaction, I'm sure he will make it right. I would try that first before u take it apart. They can be kind of a pain to take apart and put together.

You could also visit moen's website for help and assistance they are a very reputable company. Excellent customer service. link here

Please post a pic of it so we can c what kind of moen shower valve it is and will go from there.


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