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Only cold water coming out of Redring digitemp shower

I can only get cold water to flow from my shower unless I turn the temperature dial to as hot as it will go. However, ever then it is only luke warm and the pressure seems to decrease greatly. Is there any solution to this or do I require a new shower? Thanks

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The temperature sensor in the unit is not functioning. It needs to be replaced!

Posted on Jan 14, 2013

  • Jill Jan 14, 2013

    Thanks, is this expensive to replace?

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    Leigh Perlmutter Jan 14, 2013

    There is probably ony one part...the whole thing is what's inside. It is solid state and very compact...get estimates!

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