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Shower on/off control stiff

Postby bmwills » Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:30 pm

My shower is only 3 years old but I am the only one in the family able to turn the water on and off because the control has gone very stiff. Is there an easy way to lubricate it?
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Postby rosebery » Thu Feb 19, 2009 10:56 pm

If its a thermostatic one it sounds like you might be needing a new cartridge or it may all just be scaled up and a good clean may sort it. Do you get temperature fluctuations as well?

If you do need to replace the decent makes guarantee their cartridges for 5 or 10 years so you should be able to get a replacement under warranty.

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