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When I pull up the plunger to engage the shower head it does not completely close. Which means that I do not get good water pressure from the shower head. What can I do to fix this?

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The Shower Valve is regulated to give only 2.2 gallons a minute. If you have the shower head off test how many seconds to get an approximiate gallon running in the middle hot/cold position. If longer than 30 seconds either the stem in the valve is clogged or the water lines to the valve are too small or kinked.

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Is there a water restrictor in the shower head?A small round disc usually white or clear.
This could be clogged.

Next,take a old toothbrush and some comet cleanser and scrub the showerhead holes,this will get any hard water deposits out of the holes.

Posted on Mar 30, 2010

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SOURCE: shower head and bathtub faucet both running when showering

Sounds like diverter valve which is your shower handle valve is bad take it apart and check out and replace it if possible because that transfer water to shower head.

Posted on May 05, 2010

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Check the aerator and see if it is getting plug up.

Posted on Feb 08, 2011

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