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We have fitted a new ballcok on our cold water tank now we are having trouble with cold water to shower head

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it's possible sometimes you can get brand new junk. one question is the thermo coupler in the right postion? i would check to make sure that it is indeed picking up the temp like it should.

Posted on Sep 03, 2008

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SOURCE: cold water suply filling up header tank in loft thru hot water suply on shower.

hi did you run a seperate cold water supply from the storage tank to the shower pump & also a seperate hot supply from the hot water cylinder, it sounds as though the cold water is crossing into the hot service & pushing its way up to the tank as its the only way it can go, sounds as though the cold water connection to the shower is not tank fed & possibly directly off the water main.?

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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SOURCE: triton electric shower runs cold

hi it sounds as though the thermostat has gone on top of the can assembly, or moreover it has scaled up & the element needs replacing, if thats the case your better off buying a new unit as the cost of the can assembly & the fitting it will be nearly as much, plus witha new unit you'll be getting a 2 yr guarantee?
Just a thought!

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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As a helpful hint , on these models, When installed some plumbers or home owners use plumbers putty to seal the threads and in some cases tape.
Most of the time the putty or tape gets pushed through the system if too much was used.
Check by removing the shower head and testing the pressure and blowing anything else through, then checking the head itself for foreign objects.
Kohler has a cleaning and care page on thier web site if it needs cleaned.

Posted on Jan 17, 2009

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sometimes there are orings or gaskets that get tore in assembly one of those may be bad,or if it is around the threds you might try wraping teflon tape around the thred once or twice.hope this helps

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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