diverter question

Discussion in 'Shower & Bathtub Forum & Blog' started by sly001, Jan 8, 2005.

  1. sly001

    sly001 New Member

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    I have some what new tub faucet with a diverter. the old was replaced due to sticking in the up position (so when you turn on the water , you get sprayed with water) . Now this new one is doing the same thing. I have taken it apart and found no deposit or any reason to cause it to stick. Any ideas? :mad:
  2. jadnashua

    jadnashua Retired Defense Industry Engineer xxx

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    What brand and model?
  3. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    I assume you mean a tub spout with a diverter, rather than a faucet with a diverter. If so, it is just because it is an inexpensive one and not intended to work forever. Get a Delta or other brand name one, even though it will be more costly.
  4. sly001

    sly001 New Member

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    yes it is a cheap one, but they should last more than a couple months shouldn't they? also thanks for the advice.
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    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    Yes, they should, but that is why they are inexpensive. At least it is new enough that they should exchange it.
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