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AnswerIt could be a blocked pipe or a damaged valve. Do you get hot water in other areas of the house? If not, check the valve on the water heater. If other parts of the house get hot water, replace the hot water valve assembly or repair the hot water valve.

If you have hot water at the sink, but not in the shower, the hot water side of the shower valve is clogged by something like rust. Esp. if you have had the hw heater replaced. and you have galvanized pipe instead of copper. Esp if your sink aerators get clogged by rust particles.

Search for fixing Delta faucets, open up the valve, and flush out the rust.

Buy a kit for replacing parts while you have it opened up.

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Q: What would be the cause of no flow of hot water to the shower via the head and faucet when cold water flows to the faucet?
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Shower lever quit diverting water to the shower head Water flows fine through the faucet but when you turn the lever to divert to the shower head there was a banging noise and then no water.?

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Why does your shower faucet have an orifice in it?

usually to save water

How can you stop water leaking through the shower head when both cold and hot water are on but you want the water coming in through the tub faucet and not through the shower head?

You need to replace the valve that redirects water from the tub's faucet to the shower head .

I completely close my shower faucet but the cold water still runs it is a two tap faucet and it is just a shower not a shower bath combination what is going on?

Proably the faucet has a worn out washer, replacing the washer should fix the problem.

What could be wrong if when you are showering and another faucet is turned on the shower water cools?

Its a loss in water pressure to the shower.

How do you get to the water lines behind the shower faucet?

By opening the walls

Why does Shower gurgle when faucet drains?

The shower gurgles because the water is going down the pipes.

What is a shower diverter?

It's the part of a tub control that makes the water go to either the faucet or the shower.

How can you fix low water pressure to the tub spout and shower head of your shower?

Clean or change the diverter faucet

Why is there water coming out of the tub faucet but not from the shower head?

1- plugged shower head 2- defective diverter

Do you need to turn your water off to install a new shower faucet?


What does a tub faucet do normally?

A tub faucet acts as a shower and can be used to bath in the bath tub. It is a pressure valve which makes the flow of water through it constant and gives a nice shower.

How do I fix my shower faucet?

Remove the shower head and clean out anything that might be blocking it, such as hair or debris. Replace the shower head and turn on the water; the water should be running.

What would cause low water pressure in a bathtub faucet?

The faucet is clogged

How do you stop the faucet from running when you turn your shower on?

You replace the washer in the diverter so it won't let water out the faucet end when closed.

What is the rate at which water flows from a faucet?

Max. 2.2 gpm @ 60 psi.

Can hot water bleed into the cold water line through a sing handle shower body?

Yes, it can also cross through a two handled faucet. Both the hot and cold sides of the faucet must be on and the flow of water must be stopped or greatly reduced on the outlet side of the faucet. This can occur when a hose with a spray nozzle is attached to a laundry tub faucet with the faucet on and the spray nozzle off, or when a shower faucet is on but the shower spray head is off. When another cold water outlet in the system is turned on then the pressure on the cold side of the laundry tub or shower faucet in question could be lowered below the pressure on the hot side and hot water can flow into the cold water side. There are faucets which have integral check valves which prevent this from occurring. WWW.WOODBRIDGEPLUMBING.COM

How do you remove old shower pipes to install new shower faucet?

To remove old shower pipes to install a new shower faucet, turn the main water off first. Then either cut the pipes at the joints or unscrew the washers holding the pipes together.

Is a water hose moving water from a faucet an efficient device?

Yes, it is, as all the water that enters it, quickly flows out.

Why does hot water flow from shower faucet but not from tub faucet?

Diverter not functioning and depending on which type you have would determine the type of repair or replacement

Why does water come out of both the shower head and faucet?

D you mean tub spout and shower head???? If this is the question then your diverter is defective

No water flows from new bathroom faucet?

Have you turned on the shutoff valve below the sink .

What would cause a black silt to come from the bathtub and shower faucet for about fifteen seconds?

You should purge all your water pipes of built in sediment. Don't forget, you are drinking the water too!

What would cause water pressure to drop at only 1 sink?

A clogged aerator on the end of the faucet would cause the water flow to decrease in that faucet.

What could be wrong if you have no hot water coming out of the shower only cold?

Do you have hot water at other fixtures in the house? If not you have a water heater problem. If yes the Shower valve needs to be rebuilt if it is a bressure balanced faucet the concentration should be on the pressure balancing spool area of the faucet.