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I just installed a Kohler R10433-CP faucet and no cold water comes out even when I move the handle to the cold water "position". Water comes out but it's hot, but not as hot as the hot position.

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Cartridge may be 180 degrees off

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Hi pglaw,

My best guess is the supply valve for the hot side isn't open all the way. This valve is right on the valve and is accessed by taking off the front cover plate. This would still allow the pressure balancing valve to let water through but then you would have a small flow on the hot side.

If this isn't it then then cartridge is bad.

Please rate this response and good Luck,, phil

Posted on Dec 31, 2008

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you will have to replace the ball assembly with a repair kit
1 turn the water off under the sink (hot and cold)

remove the handle ( you may need an allen head wrench to remove a hex screw or you may have to take a channel lock pliar and unscrew achrome
nut over the ball mechanism

after the handle comes off there is usually some type of lock nut that you must remove to remove the ball mechanism

remove the ball (usually chrome or brass(ther are usually little springs and rubber washers under ball

take ball and washer to ACe or lowes and match the pieces (usually sold as a kit

follow directions and installl

turn water on and pat yo!ur self on the back !

Posted on Jan 05, 2009

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SOURCE: No hot water pressure on kohler bath / shower faucet

Try draining the system and apply air pressure (min 30psi) to each faucet. Open other hot water faucets to allow pressure to vent. Next try draining and cleaning the hot water tank.

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SOURCE: Just lost pressure. Only a very small stream of

First try the tip ariator. it can plug up. then you have to check the inlet system, which includes shut off valves, hoses to the faucet and the cartridge. It is the cartridge that has the small openings, but shut off valve seat material falls back into the feed channel. I usually remove cartridge, cover with a towel and turn on feed water briefly. Often I get little pieces.

Posted on Oct 27, 2010

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Hi,
I assume that you have removed the aerator on the end of the spout and cleaned that out first thing...

If that is not the problem then the possibilities get tougher...
The passageways in many of the newer faucets are very tiny and clog easily...
The best way I have found to clean them out is to remove the aerator...
The disconnect the supply tubes underneath...
Then with the faucet open to the hot or the cold side one at a time blow compressed air backwards through the faucet to blow the dirt back out the way it got in there...

Most of the time, that will work, but sometimes it does not and then the whole faucet is junk...

Hopefully this will work for you..

heatman101

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First try the tip ariator. it can plug up. then you have to check the inlet system, which includes shut off valves, hoses to the faucet and the cartridge. It is the cartridge that has the small openings, but shut off valve seat material falls back into the feed channel. I usually remove cartridge, cover with a towel and turn on feed water briefly. Often I get little pieces.

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Pressure problem with Kohler shower faucet??


Hi pglaw,

My best guess is the supply valve for the hot side isn't open all the way. This valve is right on the valve and is accessed by taking off the front cover plate. This would still allow the pressure balancing valve to let water through but then you would have a small flow on the hot side.

If this isn't it then then cartridge is bad.

Please rate this response and good Luck,, phil

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you will have to replace the ball assembly with a repair kit
1 turn the water off under the sink (hot and cold)

remove the handle ( you may need an allen head wrench to remove a hex screw or you may have to take a channel lock pliar and unscrew achrome
nut over the ball mechanism

after the handle comes off there is usually some type of lock nut that you must remove to remove the ball mechanism

remove the ball (usually chrome or brass(ther are usually little springs and rubber washers under ball

take ball and washer to ACe or lowes and match the pieces (usually sold as a kit

follow directions and installl

turn water on and pat yo!ur self on the back !

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