Thermostatic Cartridge stuck on super hot water


Postby dissander » Sun Jul 16, 2017 9:45 am

I have an aqualusso Shower Cabin. The thermostatic knob is stuck on super hot water. I believe it is due to build-up of limescale. I have installed a water softener, hoping that in time the softener would dissolve the limescale, but no joy. How can I remove the limescale please? The knob won't even come off even after removing the small screw that holds it. I have been told to soak in vinegar, but I cannot think of how to do so, considering that the knobs are place vertically.
Thank you. Much appreciated.
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Postby thekeymurphy » Mon Jul 17, 2017 2:33 pm

Have you tried any commercial products? Cillit bang and the like have usually worked quite well in my experience. Is there no way you can get it off at all?
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