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Posi temp valve has hot and cold water reversed.  When the water is turned on, hot water comes out first.  As the handle is turned further counter clockwise, it becomes colder until only cold as handle is turned to maximum position.

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  • Thomas F. Schneider May 11, 2010

    I do not believe it is reversable from  inside the valve, Can it be replumber from a basement, if you have one? If not you will have to replumb it from the back side of the shower wall?

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Shut off the water, pull the handle and turn the cartridge 180 degrees. then put it back together

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The one that you discribe is called a Posi-Temp the goes from off to cold and to hot as you turn the valve counter clockwise.
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