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To adjust the temperature settings on a single handle faucet, do you need to shut of the water supply? I would do it just to be safe but i believe the supply cant be shut off becasue it inside the bathroom tiles.

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No you do not need to shut the water off to make temperature adjustments. I can give you step by step instructions on how to do this but I would recommend that you go to www.deltafaucet.com. It will help if you know the model no. They have better easier to follow directions then I could ever give you.Thank you.

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Adjusting the temperature setting on a Delta single handle faucet 13/14 series.


Delta single handle Tub & Shower faucet temperature control adjustment.

Step 1 - Remove handle to gain access to rotational limit stop. Once handle is off there ia a plastic limit stop disc. Remember where it is to start with. Metal handles require a 1/8" allen wrench to remove handle. Plastic handles require removal of cap to access screw to remove with phillip's head screw driver.

Step-2- To adjust the temperature of the water coming out of the valve, pull the disc back to a position where it is possible to remove the Rotational Limit Stop and readjust the teeth to desired position to acheive temperature. Once moved reinsert it into place to test water

Step-3- Clock wise will decrease the temperature and counter clockwise will increase the outlet temperature to a hotter setting. Temperature setting per tooth (notch) could result in 4 to 16 degree's based on inlet water conditions.

Check water temperatures to make sure it is at a safe temperature to avoid scalding. Safe operating temperatures range around 120 degree's. Some may have to be adjusted based on season's.
Winter season's when it is cold outside you may have to turn temperature up due to water coming into house will be colder than it would be in the summer.

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Hi Steve-If the faucet is definitely getting water (making sure all the cut-off valves are open along the way), the Moen single handle faucets all use a replaceable cartridge that is available at home supply stores. This cartridge is what regulates the pressure and the temperature of the water coming out of your faucet. This is likely faulty. You'll need to close the supply valves (hot and cold) underneath your sink prior to replacing.

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Hi, I have a faucet similar to this one and it is leaking from the top. I do not know how to remove the lever to replace whatever it is that may be needed. pls advise


I believe there is a set screw behind the hot and cold symbol on handle. remove symbol to remove set screw for handle. shut off water supply to faucet. after handle is off, then you can remove inside parts. use a pair of pliers to remove retaining ring under handle. then remove faucet spout by pulling it up. replace all bad O rings then put back together. have a good day !!

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When turning on the hot water on dedicated hot water faucets, the water is almost scalding. However, when turning on the shower and tub that has only one faucet handle (mixes cold and hot) and put the...


Pull apart the front of the valve and there is a limiter that is set to limit hte hot water, you need to adjust that limiter. I find many valves are shipped with teh setting too cold.

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I have an american standard bathroom faucet. Single handle. It is leaking where the faucet meets the sink. I do not see any screws to take off the handle. How do I fix it?


First, turn off the water supply under the sink. Next, put the faucet lever in the up position, no water should be coming out. While in the up position turn slowly while looking at the underside of the handle and you should be able to find a set screw. It will probable be an "allen head" type and you will need and allen head wrench to loosen it. An allen head looks like a hex shape, 6 sided I believe and is rod shaped. If you don't have one they come in sets at your local hardeware.

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I believe I have a delta monitor shower faucet. I am wondering why the hot water pressure is less than the cold water pressure. Also, I am wondering what size hex head I need to remove the lever so I can...


It takes a 1/8" allen wrench to remove handle. To increase hot water flow remove plastic dial that sets temperature. It is right behind handle and slides off stem for easy adjustment.

Remove indicator and replace about 1/8 to 1/4 turn counter clock wise to increase to hotter temperature.

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That is a graduated water mixer valve, and it sometimes has a little white water restrictor blocking flow from your hot water port. See if that was left in by removing the handle with all water shut off to the valve and reattach then try again. This can also happen if you have a tankless water heater because pressure controls heat. Typically a Tankless water heater system will require little, to no cold water to your bathtub valve because of the heavy water flow at the tap. Remember, flow equals temperature. Less flow = more heat, more flow = less heat.

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My hot water in the shower is not as hot as from the sink right next to it. I know you can adjust the flow of hot and cold in a single faucet arrangement and open the shower handle and see two brass or...


Looking in at the screws from the shower side, first, check to see if you can feel any threads sticking out from either adjuster. Try to set them the same. Counter clockwise will give you more water from the pipe you adjust. If either of your pipes are smaller or filled with more corrosion than the sink pipes, you will have impared flow. If adjusting the valve doesn't give you the desired temperature, if you have the ball type valve, the seals need to be replaced. If you have the cartridge type valve, the cartridge needs to be replaced.

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Not enough hot water, has to do with a shower valve


Hello, first if any water supply hot or cold is turned off, you will experience trickling as you mention. You must have both cold and hot in order to adjust the temperature on your valve. if you had a plumber intall this unit you should ask him to adjust it. Otherwise here is how:
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