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Old 03-07-2007, 12:22 PM   #16
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Originally Posted by rob1970 View Post
... is there a way I can clean it out myself, or do they need to be replaced?
If you have a flat head screwdriver/phillips head and a pair of channel locks then you should be able to remove the diverter unless it is an odd brand.

Do you know the brand name? (moen, delta...)

Can you post a photo of the valve?


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Old 03-09-2007, 09:57 AM   #17
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I have looked all OVER for a brand name but been able to find one. I'll try again this weekend.
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Old 03-09-2007, 10:25 PM   #18
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your trouble seems to be right there! Dont forget to remove the water saver filter which is a tiny annoying water restricter saver. it is made of plastic and is usually white, and can be found when you unscrew any typical shower head assembly. it gets even worse when the water saver plastic peice of bunny dew gets gummed up with anything.
The average city in the us wants to make their job easier by saving on the amount of water you use by making it manditory to cut your water usage with a cheap .02 cent filter. Im sure their argument is a good one and they would school you on the savings on your water bill. I for one want that blasting hot shower in the morning to wake up.
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Old 03-10-2007, 10:41 AM   #19
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The OP already said he removed the shower head. His problem has to be it the diverter.
(Those restrictors really help - esp. when you have 4 people wanting to take showers within a hour. Now that the kids are out, I removed them)


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