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The hot water runs perfect when i turn the tap on but if i touch or adjust the tap to either close the pressure or add more, the water turns cold???? Help please

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Odd that you think you need to adjust we have never turned ours off except to replace unit in 50 years. does it do that at other water locations also .kitchen bathroom

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