Question about Moen 2919 Chateau Two Handle Tub and Shower Faucet With Standard Valve In C

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Not able to pull up the shower valve

Water flow goes from the shower to the tub...One handled Moen system. will I have to replace it? How do I remove it?

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  • Roscoe007 May 11, 2010

    Is the water flow comming out of tub spout while shower is on?

    Not clear on what the exact problem is ..Thankyou

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The valve is in upside down. Sounds like the shower head runs all the time and thats what fills the tub? The valve needs to be flipped OR the diverter in the valve needs to be switched to the other side of the valve. If this is a one handled valve it is installed upside down. UP is indicated on the valve.

The valve can be reused just turned over.

Posted on Dec 17, 2008

  • phil_m7 Dec 17, 2008

    The valve is in upside down. Sounds like the shower head runs all the time and thats what fills the tub? The valve needs to be flipped OR the diverter in the valve needs to be switched to the other side of the valve. If this is a one handled valve it is installed upside down. UP is indicated on the valve.

    The valve can be reused just turned over.

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