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My showerforce shower (970,970,972-t) was becoming more difficult to stop water. I have to try very hard to tighten the knob to stop water completely. I have removed the cartridge (sk 1400-2) with the thermostat etc however these items sprang out of shower onto floor and I do not know the correct order to replace them. There are 4 items, the large brass cartridge, a small black and red narrow tube with circular middle piece (possibly a thermostat)(brass circle in black end), a spring and another piece with a white pronged pointed area set into a clear yellow short cylinder ( there is a short broad spring inside this). I would like to know how these pieces fit together to go back into the shower and do i need to purchase a new one to fix my dripping problem?

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  • john whittaker Nov 19, 2010

    was helpful but unfortunately too late.

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Apologies for the crude diagram.

my showerforce shower (970,970,972-t) was - suzman_20.jpg


Parts in order of assembly:
1 - Spring
2 - Washer
3 - Shuttle(your white pronged part)
4 - Wax capsule/Thermostat(your black and red tube)
5 - Washer(fits over cartridge)
6 - Cartridge
The dripping is caused by the cartridge seals leaking leaking.
You can replace the cartridge as a complete unit or disassemble it, clean all parts(with descaler) and replace the seals, which is considerably cheaper

Posted on Nov 19, 2010

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    Rene Rossouw Nov 19, 2010

    Diagram for cartridge disassembly:



    1 - O-ring
    2 - Half cartridge
    3 - Adjusting screw
    4 - O-ring
    5 - O-ring
    6 - Non shut-off head
    7 - O-ring
    8 - Flow nut
    9 - PTFE washer
    10 - Head
    11 - Circlip
    12 - O-ring

  • Rene Rossouw
    Rene Rossouw Nov 19, 2010

    For some reason the end of the diagram got cut??

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