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Installed a new Kohler mixing valve and when the other shower is running, water will flow out of the new Kohler shower head.

Is there an adjustment to stop the flow?

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There's something blocking it sometimes if you turn the water off in your home and turn it back on sometimes calcium from the pipes break loose and cause blockage in new style washerless valve assemblies.

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SOURCE: no water coming out of my Kohler Forte R10275-4-BN shower valve

This is a pressure balancing valve that needs both cold and hot water pressure to operated. It is an anti-scald safety operation.

Good Luck, Phil

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Sounds like it was installed upside down or the cartridge is installed improperly

Posted on May 07, 2009

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if you pull the handle off all the way back to the valve body there is a little black stopper around the cartridge body that you can adjust by pulling it out and sliding around the cartridge body this enables people to just turn the handle to one setting and jumpping in to their favorite temperature. in your case it doesn't allow you to have any cold water. so turn it one way see if you get what you want or try the other or some of them you can even just take the darn thing out and not even have to worry about it

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SOURCE: Flow of water thru shower head is barely a trickle

There is a chance there is mineral deposits in the showerhead openings. You can try products sucha as limeaway by unscrewing the showerhead , soaking in the limeaway for a few minutes and rinsing with water. You may have to repeat this a few times to get it clean.

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SOURCE: I just installed my Delta Multichoice Valve Trim

If you look inside the shower head from the back where the threads are you can see a flow restrictor, if you take it out you get a lot better flow.

Posted on Jul 01, 2010

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I have a newly installed shower with moen chateau shower faucet. After several successful showers, the water has completely stopped. what could be wrong?


There is probably junk in the lines that has clogged mixing valve Moen is pretty simple to operate and maintain, however, before the new system was installed, maybe it was done, the water should have been run through the valve itself, without mixing valve installed. I am going to provide you with a video that shows how to remove the valve and, with a little help, you can remove valve and hopefully can clear the lines by running water, slowly, through the fixture, without the valve installed. You would want to try this anyway to make sure you have flow to the faucet:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J-SNBNijfQc
Make sure all junk is cleared from lines and re-install your valve. If your cold and hot water is backwards, remove the valve and rotate 180 deg. and re-install. You can note the way the tabs are when you remove, and install in the same position.

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I have an emco equitemp shower valve and have recently installed a tankless water heater. I need to adjust the valve so that the hot water temperature is higher. The water heater heats at 140 degrees but...


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I do not have enough hot water from my shower head. I have plenty of hot water in my bathroom and kitchen sink. What can I do to remedy the problem?


the problem is the hot/cold mix is set wrong ---
remove the water control handle to expose the mix valve -- you should see a small set screw that will either increase or decrease the travel of the hot water valve. --- sometimes instead of a set screw there is a little pop off plastic set ring,, pop off and set to a more advanced travel.
this will increase the amount of hot water that flows to the shower head and the bath tap.

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I have a single handle kohler bath tub faucet I am not getting any cold water out. i have taken this apart and found nothing that i can see that would impede the flow of water ?is the mixer valve at the...


If the faucet was working before and then just stopped, it is the mixing valve or a clogged supply line.
turn the water off and remove the mixing valve. Turn the water on and see if you have good flow from both hot and cold ports inside the faucet.
Caution- this procedure can get messy, close the shower curtain or door.
Call Kohler and ask for a new mixing valve for free.

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Very little cold water from shower valve


If this is a new installation and has always beenj this way, then I would suspect that there may be an obstruction in the cold water line leading to the valve. Or something stuck in the valve at the point where the cold water is connected. If someone has worked on thius valve recently , then I would suspect that they got the valve cartridge in backwards, If the catridge is not placed in the valve correctly the opperation is messed up.

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Only warm water from the tub/shower


You can cap the lines at the tub faucet to rule out tub faucet. It maybe mixing there.

Faucet may be bad also the safety stop will alow you to change water temp it can be tricky to adjust water temp.

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Very little cold water, lots of hot from kohler shower valve


Probably some pipe rust clogged the exit.
If u have pretty low pressure on one or both, hot and cold water, try keep force closed by hand the water exit at shower pipe, then start both cold and warm water gradually as much as u can keep it closed with the hand.
The pressure of the water will try "escape thru the clogged pipe and hopefully unlock that debris or rust!
The hot water pressure going back thru the cold water pipe might unclog that debris.
Just a simple fix which many times works as a charm..
Otherwise if this is not fixing, try close both water from main service valve.
Then unscrew the secondary shower valves and manually clean them or replace if very damaged.

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Just installed shower and faucet in bath tub when you turn the water on the water comes out of the faucet and shower head. When you pull the lever for just the shower the water cuts off at faucet and comes...


Verify the height from the shower valve to the Shower head, the instructions specify the correct distance if it is too short the pressure could be getting up to the shower head.

Perhaps the water pressure it too high at the valve not allowing all the water down the faucet outlet, there are set screws on the sides of the shower valve to adjust the water allowed in the mixing chamber.

Something is restricting the water flow to the faucet, creating enough pressure to send some of the ater supply up to the shower.

I hope some of these ideas help

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