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I installed a single lever shower unit when water is turned on i water out of spout and shower head . i took it a part all washers look good and doubled checked unit was put on right to water lines

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You should also have a diverter in the spout. Just turn the old spout off and turn the diverter spout on. You lift the ball on top to use the shower.

Posted on Dec 13, 2012

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SOURCE: water just trickles out

Some of the new units have stops installed on the valve itself. Make sure they are open.

Posted on Apr 02, 2009

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SOURCE: no hot water

you have to take the handle off
there should be an insert that you can adjust by pulling out and turning

Posted on May 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Delta 134900 handle Water coming out faucet and shower both

well the Diverter is not working it dose not matter the distance. when applied it should shoot the water to shower or tub if not working will come both.

Posted on Jun 26, 2009

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Make sure the drip is continuous because the shower head will drip for a few minutes until it empties out. Replace the cartridge or washer kit if it keeps dripping.

Posted on Sep 26, 2009

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SOURCE: I have a Delta 1400 single handle tub/shower valve

You might have to replace the tub spout, because the divirter is not closing all the way. A new one will stop water from getting by it.

Posted on Sep 30, 2009

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You need to replace the tub diverter/spout. There are two kinds, I hope you have the kind with
an allen head set screw on the bottom side of the spout near the shower wall. These are super
easy to replace ! Loosen the set screw, twist the spout a little and it should slide off. When installing
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The other kind of spout has pipe threads in it. They can be a little more tricky. I got called to a
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until the sheet rock down stairs fell down from being soaked. You need to put some pipe dope on the threads, then tighten the spout on by hand, so as not to scratch it with a pump pliers.

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If it is dripping from the connection where it goes to the water spout you can unscrew the connection and wrap teflon tape or Pipe Joint Compound on the Threads. Now you can Thread the Shower Head Back on, with No Leak. IF..... It is leaking from the Shower Head Itself There May Be a Problem with the diverter handle/lever. If it has a Pull Type Lever, sometimes you can screw the Lever up or down for the proper water restriction to the Shower Head. However if the Hot and Cold Handle/Lever is OFF, There should not be any Water coming out from anywhere! If water is coming out off the Tub Spout, with the Shower Off, then you will have to replace some washers or Cartridges in the faucet(s) to stop the dripping. You can do this easily....Just Ask) Remember though, that some shower Heads may Drip for a Few Minutes After they are Turned off. There is still water in the Supply neck and needs to escape, either though the tub Spout or Shower Head.......Hope this Solution Helps you with your Drips.....Joe

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