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Answered 2007-05-29 18:52:46

Is there a leak behind the wall? Does your hot water system have a re-circulation system in it? Is the shower very close to the hot water heater? All could be factors that keep the handle and water warm.


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Remove the handle, turn off the water with a wrench and reatache the handle in the correct position. Good Luck

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It depends on how much water comes out of your shower head.

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you can dip it in cool-aid then it comes off when you take a shower.

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First off - be on the outside of the shower and screw with it clockwise and anticlockwise and see what happens. Works every time.

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