Question about Delta Faucet Plumbing

1 Answer

Single shower faucet that turns on water hot is fine but cold water only small amount is this called a mixer?

Posted by on

1 Answer

  • Level 2:

    An expert who has achieved level 2 by getting 100 points

    MVP:

    An expert that gotĀ 5 achievements.

    Governor:

    An expert whose answer gotĀ voted for 20 times.

    Hot-Shot:

    An expert who has answered 20 questions.

  • Expert
  • 128 Answers

Its called a mixing valve

Posted on Aug 31, 2010

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

I just installed abrand new single handle delta shower faucet and the water does not get hot enough.


Many single-handle shower mixers have a hot limit, usually limiting the throw of the handle. You could go to the mfg's website (www.deltafaucet.com) & find instructions for adjusting it. Or, if you're handy, you could take off the handle & have a look; it shouldn't be too hard to see what's stopping the handle from turning more towards the hot side. Make changes in small increments & remember where you started.

Mar 01, 2011 | Delta & Single Handle Shower Faucet

1 Answer

The hot and cold are reversed on our single handle shower (no tub faucet -- shower only)


Hot on left.
Cold on right.
Some single handle faucets have bleed-over where both hot and cold enter mixing valve each time handle is turned on, even when faucet calls for just cold or just hot.
Otherwise maybe a do-it-yourself plumber got pipes backwards... or maybe the tub used to be on other side of wall, and tub was moved during remodeling but pipes were not changed.

To fix problem:
First of all, turn off shower faucet. Turn on Hot at sink and put ear against shower faucet listening for sound of water flowing through the mixing valve.
If mixing valve is working fine, you need to open wall and investigate more.
For example if you have access door, reach in and feel which pipe is hot.
Pipes might need to be reversed if problem comes up in home inspection, otherwise the problem will not harm anything.

Feb 19, 2011 | Price Pfister Plumbing

1 Answer

Getting hot water when shower valve is first opened.


If I understand correctly, you have single handled shower faucet.
Normally there is a wait for hot water to arrive at faucet.
But now hot water is already at shower faucet.

Single handled faucets have a mixing area inside valve where hot and cold come together before going into sink.
This mixing valve can have crossover where the hot and cold can pass through to each other even when faucet handle is off. When single handle faucets get old, this can happen.
How it happens:
For example another faucet is turned on inside house, and pressure differential between hot and cold causes hot water at shower handle to pass through mixing area and into cold water line.
So if another faucet has been run, then that lets hot flow to faulty single handled shower faucet.
To confirm this is the problem: turn on other faucet and put ear against shower faucet to listen for moving water.
This condition may also signal there is a water leak.
The problem is not harmful, but will draw cold water into water heater each time, and is energy wasteful.
Replace faucet or have plumber repair problem.

Feb 19, 2011 | Price Pfister Single Lever Handle Faucet...

1 Answer

I have a single handle kohler bath tub faucet I am not getting any cold water out. i have taken this apart and found nothing that i can see that would impede the flow of water ?is the mixer valve at the...


If the faucet was working before and then just stopped, it is the mixing valve or a clogged supply line.
turn the water off and remove the mixing valve. Turn the water on and see if you have good flow from both hot and cold ports inside the faucet.
Caution- this procedure can get messy, close the shower curtain or door.
Call Kohler and ask for a new mixing valve for free.

Sep 12, 2010 | Kohler Plumbing

1 Answer

I just put in a Moen single, chrome handle shower faucet in my hall bath. Got it all together and the hot water is not comming out. Cold water is fine, but, when i turn the handle to the position where the...


If this is a Moen posi temp valve you may need to adjust the temperature limit stop. It is located under the handle. Usualy a plastic peice with grooves in it so it fits in another peice in the valve. If I remember right you pull this peice out and turn it counter clockwise to get more hot water. Do this in small increments and reassemble and test. I hope this helps.

May 25, 2010 | Moen Posi-Temp Single HandleTub And Shower...

1 Answer

When turning on the shower faucet there is no hot water.


Can you remove handle , behind handle there should be a dial to move to increase hot or cold supply.

Remember where you start and remove it and replace a 1/8 to 1/4 turn counter clockwise, just put handle on try it and see if it changes and adjust accordingly.

May 14, 2010 | Kohler K-T12007-4s-BV Brushed Bronze...

1 Answer

When turning on the shower faucet there is no hot water.


adjust ur anti scold the setting is set to low when single handle shower units are shipped they are set in cold mode for safety ur install/instructional paperwork explains such and also advises on how to adjust---remove handle and on shaft will see a blue and red plastic clips that are adjustable slide towards u and move red for more hot water test water continue till comfort level is reached for hot water

Mar 24, 2010 | Kohler K-T12007-4s-BV Brushed Bronze...

1 Answer

Moen Single Handle Shower Faucet-turn on get cold, little hot


You can try to rotate the first plastic ring to the left of center a few teeth, this will let the handle advance alittle more to the hot side.

Oct 09, 2009 | Moen 3175 Legend One Handle Shower Faucet...

1 Answer

No hot water flow from faucet/shower


change the cartridge it is bad or defective.

Jul 20, 2009 | Delta & Single Handle Shower Faucet

Not finding what you are looking for?
Plumbing Logo

Related Topics:

59 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Delta Faucet Plumbing Experts

Donni Steen

Level 3 Expert

659 Answers

Dennis Mulford
Dennis Mulford

Level 3 Expert

1055 Answers

Ed Mac

Level 3 Expert

731 Answers

Are you a Delta Faucet Plumbing Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...