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No hot h20 pressure, cold h20 has lots of pressure, when turned to 3 o'clock pressure drops off. moen 3371 valve.

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Sounds like the balancing spool is froze up....you may be able to take it apart and free it up...calcium is usually the culprit. If you can not...then you will need to replace it.

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http://www.moen.com/shared/pdf/instruction_sheets/ins162e.pdf
Balance Spool Maintenance
The precise and instantaneous pressure control illustrated has been
achieved through the balancing spool, which has been manufactured to
exacting tolerances.
During construction or valve installation, foreign material such as solder
flux, pipe cuttings sand, dirt or wood is unavoidably introduced into the
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