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Hot and cold water in shower comes out in a triclkle

I have one turn knob in the shower. When I turn it to the right for cold water, the cold water comes out fine - good pressure. When I turn it to the left to mix the cold with the hot, the water goes down to a messy, low pressure type of trickle. What is the problem, can I fix it myself, and how would I do that? I really don't have any plumbing experience.

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  • cannet Jan 07, 2009

    Thank you. This is very specific, so it should easy to follow. Will comment again after I give this a try!

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Shut off the water from the main pipe.
use a allen screw driver take the handle off the shower control.
pull of the wall cover.
pull out the pin that stablized the cartridge in the control body. (remember how it is, before you take it out. or take a digital pic of it). pull out the cartridge. and bring it to any home center or plumbing store.
install in reverse.

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