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Hello I have a Grohe 33755 faucet. I can not gwet hot water out of it and it is brand new kevin

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  • kmcgrath1958 Jul 19, 2009

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    i NEED SOMEONE WHO UNDERSTANDS THE MODEL 33755 GROHEN. YOUR SOLUTIONS ARE SIMPLE AND VERY BASIC

    KEVIN

  • kmcgrath1958 Jul 19, 2009

    No

    This is too basic the model 33775 Grohe has cartidges that keep the lime out. I suspect it could be in the cartrige somewhere

    Kevin

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The cartrige may be installed wrong flip it around.

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Just re-do the installation and ensure the following steps:

Remove the mounting nut, metal washer, fiber washer and spacer from the faucet.
Place the faucet with sealing ring on the mounting surface.
If the mounting surface is less than 1 3/8” thick, install the gray plastic spacer. If the mounting surface is greater than 1 3/8”, or if there is insufficient space, omit the spacer.
Install the fiber washer, metal washer and mounting nut.

Tighten the mounting nut and screws.

Then install the handspray hose:

Connect the supply hoses
Use 3/8” compression fittings (not included) to connect the supply hoses to the stops. Use two wrenches, as shown in the diagram, to keep the supply hose from twisting.

Do not allow either hose to twist.

Twisting the supply hose may cause it to loosen from the faucet, which may cause water damage.

Twisting the handspray hose may cause reduced water flow to the handspray.

Slide the nut, cone washer, brass washer and black rubber washer over the end of the connecting hose.

Hold the handspray hose steady while tightening the nut. Finish tightening the nut with a wrench.
Do not allow either hose to twist.

Twisting the supply hose may cause it to loosen from the faucet, which may cause water damage.

Then install the hose weight:

Proper positioning of the hose weight insures that the hose will retract smoothly.
Install the hose weight on the handspray hose. Pull the hose out and guide it back into position. If it does not retract smoothly, or the sprayhead does not stay in place when resting in the spout, reposition the weight.

Last but not least turn on the water and check all connections for leaks.

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Hello there Kevin, make sure you check both hot and cold water connections under the faucet. Feel the tube / pipe that the hot water is connected to, is it warm to the touch? It should be if it's working properly, if not then you aren't even getting hot water to your line. Make sure the valves under the faucet are turned on fully, I assume you get hot water everywhere else in the house?

Thanks sir, let me know, we will get this figured out.

Tim

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