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Gainsborough energy 2000x Electric Shower. Electricity supply OK Water supply OK Hose and Shower head OK No hot water output Moving the control knobs has no effect other than switching off. Power & Reduce Temp neons illuminated

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SOURCE: Gainsborough Shower Running Cold

It sounds like you have a faulty thermostat or broken heater element.

Posted on Oct 23, 2008

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SOURCE: hot water dribbles thru shower head when turned to hot

Replacing the cartridge should solve the problem, the balancing spool is stuck, replacing it will solve the problem. The valve should look like this http://www.moen.ca/shared/pdf/3170pt.pdf . I have unstuck the spools in the past, soaking it in white vinegar will help to remove build up.

Posted on Dec 04, 2008

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SOURCE: No water coming out of shower

First you should check the screens st the ends of the hose to be sure they are not clogged. The shower head as well. Otherwise it could be the water control valve, solenoid or thermal cut off.

http://www.theshowerdoctor.com/shower-spares/gainsborough/energy-2000x.html

Posted on Mar 03, 2009

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SOURCE: Cold water only from single-arm shower faucet in master bathroom

Yes - This is an easy (though not widely known) diy fix! Remove the cover of the faucet handle (may pop off if crystal type or use a screwdriver to remove the screws) inside there is a scald guard safety mechanism - using a flathead screwdriver, turn the guard some the left. There should be a guide so that you do not turn the water up too hot. If there is not, you may need to consult a plumber or supplier in order to adjust the hot to a moderate temperature.

Hope this helps! ;)

Posted on Aug 28, 2009

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SOURCE: Remove and replace a hand held shower head hose in whirl pool

Hey Rick........the connectors are just large nuts at each end of the hose. If you remove one of the connectors there should be a a ring slipped around a grooved part of the hose with a plate. If you remove the clip the plate should slide off enabling you to remove the hose. Let me know if you need any more help.

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Ken

Posted on Sep 01, 2009

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