Re: repair delta pressure balance faucet
Posted by hj on December 04, 2003 at 08:19:11:
In response to Re: repair delta pressure balance faucet
The oldest ones had a spool just like the Moentrol and it was under the trim plate. It has a large nut with a screwdrive slot in it. Sometimes you can remove it and tap it on the floor. If you can shake it and feel/hear the piston inside moving back and forth reinstall it. Otherwise replace it.

: : We get almost zero hot water out of the shower/tub. There is plenty of HW at the sink. What is the diagnostic procedure? Adjustments? The valve is probably 20 years old.
: : Thanks Bob

: Reply:
: You must have one of the first Delta pressure balanced faucets made, (20 years old), I didn't realize thay have been around that long.
: There should be an adjustment under the handle, the same way they're adjusted today.
: Good Luck. e-plumber




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