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SOURCE: leaky posi temp shower valve

coming from the uk it sounds that when you mention it leaks at night its a possibility thats when the water pressure increases & the valve starts to drip?

i know its not a solution but it may help you understand why its dripping at night.

Also the seals might be damaged in which case thats why its dripping check them for damage. make sure when you put the new cartridge in that you put some silicone grease around the seals as this helps the insertion & helps protect the seals from damage.

Kindly

Richie

Posted on Dec 15, 2008

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SOURCE: moen posi-temp for shower pressure

There is a little "o" ring in the shower inlet that is designed to collapse as the pressure increases, limiting flow. You can safely remove this and then have un restricted flow.

Posted on Feb 24, 2009

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SOURCE: Moen posi-temp valve with little pressure

I have the same problem. Anyone know how to fix this?

Posted on Aug 09, 2009

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SOURCE: Temp control doesn't allow water to get hot enough

remove the handle and there should be a white plastic deal behind the handle that you can remove it's a temperature limit setter so people dont burn themselves remove it and you will get the full hot water

Posted on Aug 10, 2009

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SOURCE: my replacement danco 88675 posi-temp cartridge

Call a plumbing supply house in your area, they will be able to help you.

Posted on Sep 27, 2009

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The Moen Posi-Temp Valve is a pressure balanced valve and when not used for long periods of time they can stick causing only cold or hot water to pass through the valve.
A New Posi-temp cartridges can be purchased at most plumbing supply houses or big box outlets such as Lowes or Home Depot.
As long as you had cold water before, a new cartridge will solve the problem. In the future it would be wise to occassionally operate the valve at least a couple of times a month in order to keep the pressure assembly from becoming lodged in position. Just follow the instructions included with the new cartridge on the proper removal of the old cartridge and the installation of the new cartridge. a little silicone grease inside of the valve before installing the new cartridge will also help.
Be sure that there is no particles of the old cartridge left in the valve.
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