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Cold water and jets don't work - Maax Studio 1-Piece Hydromax Whirlpool Tub Shower with Drain & MAAX IES 1/2

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  • Richard Marchant May 11, 2010

    hi there can you supply me with some more info so as i can hopefully help you a tad further




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Likely your mixer valve cartridge has a blown o-ring.
Replace the cartridge.
Jets not working may be as simple as the GFI outlet being tripped.


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