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We installed two new single handle shower faucets with both hot and cold supply lines pressurized to each of the faucets. The problem is that no hot water will come out of either faucets. Their seems to be plenty of hot water pressure up to the faucets but none comes out. Could we have messed up in the installation? Thanks, Ben

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Sounds like the valve is defective. The supply to the stems was not bored out at the factory giving you a valve that is essentially pretty on the outside and solid on the inside. To test it, uninstall the valve. Remove the stems. Then try running a pipe cleaner though the valve from the supply side and see if it stops before the stem.

Posted on Aug 16, 2009

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