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flyergirlrn 08-02-2012 01:07 PM

Shower water switching from hot-cold
 
I am wondering what could be causing my shower problem...I'm thinking possibly the mixing valve..but would like more input.

-When showering, water switches from hot to cold every few seconds throughout the shower.
-This does not occur with any other hot water faucet in the house
-Does not change with other faucet/toilet running/flushing

I live in a single story home with PVC pipe throughout- if there is other types of plumbing anywhere, I am not aware of it.

Thanks!

oh'mike 08-02-2012 02:46 PM

You mixing valve has an anti -scald feature--it has failed---

Replace the cartridge or the defective part---let us know the brand and someone will walk you through it if you will be doing it yourself---

ben's plumbing 08-02-2012 07:00 PM

yep do what mike said..replace cartridge.....problem solved...:yes:ben


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