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Danze valve on shower is binding.

The danze valve on my shower is starting to bind and becoming harder to shut off and on. I had this happen once before and replaced the valve about 6 months ago. What can I do to stop the valve from binding more and more.

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I would take the new one off. Clean the inside and see if anything is on the disk and seat which would knock it out of alignment. If you have well water it could be calcium buildup. As for prevention - look to see what is causing the valve to become misaligned

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Hi,
Try remove the Shower and Connect it Hard

Thanks  PREM

Posted on Mar 12, 2009

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    Prem Kumar Mar 12, 2009

    Use Some Lube to get it normal

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