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I have a Moen Posi-temp single handle tear drop tub and shower that gives me no hot water

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I am assuming you have hot water in same bathroom and that its fed by the same pipe? if so ask yourself did i have anything done recently that may have affected the shower ?if not i would think you have some kind of a blockage in fitting. one way to try to clear it is shut off water to house open shower fitting to what used to be the hot side when working,leave shower open,go o lowest level of house open hot side in sink you may get lucky and vacumn(think ****)debri from shower good luck .

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