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AS shower has low hot water pressure

Posted by jvmagic (My Page) on
Fri, Mar 23, 12 at 1:07

Hi, one of my two showers has low hot water pressure. The other shower works perfect.
It's an American Standard single handle unit. Cold water pressure is fine. I had the same issue 3 yrs ago and I believe they shipped a cartridge which did the job. I again received a cartridge and installed it. Hot water pressure is still very low. What gives? What else can I do?
Thanks in advance.

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RE: AS shower has low hot water pressure

The nozzles on the showerhead may be clogged with mineral deposits. Take off the showerhead and run the water to see if you have adequate hot water flow. If so, either try to clean out the orifices with a needle, or just buy a new showerhead.

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