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Moen Shower value Does Not SHut off all the way

Installed value and it works (i.e. I can turn on water hot / cold) but I am unable to turn it off completely.

It turns off most of the way.

The water continues to come out of the shower head like man urinating at a urinal.

Could he torch / heat caused a problem?

We did sweat elbows may be 2 inches from the value.

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The heat is most likely what caused this. It probably melted some rubber or plastic component in the cartridge in the faucet. The manifold would have been quite hot 2 inches from a copper joint being sweated.

Posted on May 09, 2009

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You could of over heated
take off the handle and the cover theres a clamp pull that off and pull out the cartridge see if its melted or messed up

Posted on May 27, 2009

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