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With Single handle control set half way water turns cold after a few min.run time, then have to turn all the way on hot just to finish shower. there is plenty of hot water and the preset adj. is all the way on hottest setting.

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  • Clayton Jr
    Clayton Jr Jul 07, 2010

    Is this shower the furthest from the water heater? usually if thats the case it just takes awhile for hot water to reach it, but once there should stay hot. You may need a hot water return....Kinda hard to tell what the problem may be without seeing everything.

  • bloues
    bloues Jul 08, 2010

    do u have a solar panel and how long has it been doing it, im a plumber

  • mjmj1105 Jul 09, 2010

    No solar panel. Shower faucet was a few years old,I called Delta told them and they sent me a new mixing valve which I installed and it is still the same. This all started when we replaced our hot water tank with a new GE 40 gal. model GE40M06AAG from Home Depo.

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If this is a new installation then check the cartridge to ensure it wasn't installed backwards at the factory. If this is problem that has developed then you may want to consult with a local plumber to find out why you might be experiencing this problem

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