Delta single handle won't turn off

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by markrwolfe, Feb 7, 2007.

  1. markrwolfe

    markrwolfe New Member

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    I replaced the springs and seats in a single handle Delta, but now it will only shut off completely if I move the handle slightly towards the hot position....
     
  2. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    When you make the repair, change all of the parts including the titanium ball.
     
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  4. Verdeboy

    Verdeboy In the Trades

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    They have "old style" and "new style" springs and seats. Make sure you are using the correct ones.
     
  5. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    Well, it is stainless steel, not titanium, but its positioning slot may be worn, or you may have twisted the body when you took it apart and that rotated the off position.
     
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