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I have installed an AS 2555.501 Pressure Balance Vave and now the water pressure in the shower is low

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This problem happens quite regularly as the valve will reduce the pressure but sometimes it will reduce too much, you can adjust it up, but you havent mentioned which type of shower valve it serves?
as the shower may not be suitable for the plumbing supplies it connects too , & how they are installed?
i am thinking its from the cold water main & that the valve requires storage feed instead of incoming water main supply? possibly thats why you installed a reducing valve??

Let me know?

Kindly

Richie

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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