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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
SOURCE: replacing Smart Mix knob
The knob itself will only go in one way, What I was talking about is when you put the top cover back on, the knob should be in the water only position. This way the piston (on the bottom of the knob) will go into the slot correctly.
Posted on Sep 08, 2008
The issue you have is known as water hammer per se. It is the result of water logged air chambers in instances such as yours. The easiest solution is to turn off the water supply to the house and drain the entire system from the lowest point available such as a hose bibb/water spigot. Turn off your electric water heater if applicable as lack of water will burn out the elements. Once this is done turn the water supply back on to the house and bleed the excess air out of each appliance by turning it on and running both hot and cold water until air dissipates. Another cause may be an inadequately secured plumbing system behind the shower itself. The piping should be secured to some cross member to prevent movement caused by water pressure. A special device is made in extreme circumstances and larger systems called a water hammer arrester which does the same job as an air chamber but uses different principles to accomplish the task. I hope this is of assistance to you and thanks for using Fix Ya. If I can be of further assistance please let me know.
Posted on Oct 21, 2008
SOURCE: grohe shower
if you pull the handle off all the way back to the valve body there is a little black stopper around the cartridge body that you can adjust by pulling it out and sliding around the cartridge body this enables people to just turn the handle to one setting and jumpping in to their favorite temperature. in your case it doesn't allow you to have any cold water. so turn it one way see if you get what you want or try the other or some of them you can even just take the darn thing out and not even have to worry about it
Posted on Jul 29, 2009
One of two things has happened. I'm assuming you only get hot water when you open the valve and that this is for a single handle control shower fixture. If so either this is the wrong valve for your shower control or it is installed backwards. Sometimes the valve can be installed at either 180 degree angles. See if it can be installed any other way. If so this may solve the problem.
Posted on Jul 19, 2010
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