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Gainsborough royale mixer shower only delivering cold water

Initially had ceased to work so dismantled ,cleaned filters etc. Probably put back incorrectly and so could use a diagram to get it right. It is driven by pump.

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SOURCE: i have a Gainsborough Royale Antique and i can not get cold water

how old is the shower?
Its a mixer, am I correct?

Posted on May 07, 2010

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