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Low pressure on Delta 1400 series shower head

There was low pressure, so I removed the shower head. Now there's very little pressure???

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    Marc Hess May 11, 2010

    When you remove the shower head the flow increases correct?

  • Anonymous Mar 16, 2014

    Shower was working fine until recently. now only a trickle of water gets to the shower head. varified that water gets to the valve with good pressure


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The Shower Valve is regulated to give only 2.2 gallons a minute. If you have the shower head off test how many seconds to get an approximiate gallon running in the middle hot/cold position. If longer than 30 seconds either the stem in the valve is clogged or the water lines to the valve are too small or kinked.


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