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We moved into a old trailer and the shower walls and tub have lots of mold and the shower when turned on on puts out a small flow if water like a drip weve tried replacing washers and shower heads but same result what could be the real problem

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Older trailers had galvinized pipe in them. Over time galv pipe scales up and greatly restricts flow. Try pulling the stems and flushing out the valve body.

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well the Diverter is not working it dose not matter the distance. when applied it should shoot the water to shower or tub if not working will come both.

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hi... yes that's a very common issue with moen "cartridges" -- it's very simple to fix..... grasp the handle and give it a gentle tug upwards when the water is on... if it retracts again, pull the handle out again and tug again but this time a bit harder. Not sure what causes this on new cartridges but it will fix your issue.

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Posted on May 14, 2010

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SOURCE: The water comes out of both the shower head and

I will have to assume this issue developed and was not present at first use after the initial installation.

There are generally only two reasons for your problem. The first is that the diverter mechanism is simply wearing out and/or broken. The second it that there is a foreign object preventing it from doing its job correctly. Either way the diverter must come out. I have provided a couple of links below that should help get it out.

Once out, put a wadded up towel over the end of the tub spout opening so as to prevent any water from coming out of it. Then, for just a moment, turn your shower on full and adjust your temperature from full cold to full hot. This process should dislodge any foreign matter and send it out the opening the diverter came out of and also will probably get you wet. I usually plug the tub so I can catch what, if anything, comes out. Having a second person holding a bowl over the diverter opening helps reduce the water splash.

Rinse off the diverter and reinstall it. Turn the shower on and see if there is any difference in how much water comes out the spout while in the shower mode. If nothing has changed then the next step is to replace the diverter.

The diverter assembly part number is A603819

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Posted on Jun 02, 2010

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