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Moen L3175 faucet with low water pressure

I have a moen L3175 shower faucet. It is a single handle model. All of a sudden the water comes out about 1/4 of the usual pressure. Both hot and cold water is effected. Other faucets in the same room and other rooms are fine. Thanks for any recommendations you have. Faucet is about 11 years old. Is there a kit to maybe replace a sticking valve? The faucet has individual screw shut offs on each of the supply lines. I think that is what they are.

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IS THIS A SHOWER ONLY? IF SO ,I WOULD REMOVE THE SHOWER HEAD FIRST THEN TURN YOUR WATER ON.THE HEAD JUST MIGHT NEED TO BE CLEANED AFTER 11 YEARS.

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