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I have a single handle belanger shower faucet- replaced cartridge and no hot water , Need help

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Check the hot water shut off valve, when the washer fails sometimes the valve itself sticks closed, and sometimes the washer breaks up and clogs water passageways down stream...
To test, pull the hose off of the hot water shut off valve, open the valve and see if you have water flow. (route hose into a bucket, you need more that a small amount of water.....
If you have good water flow from the shut off valve, then you likely have a particle that has lodged in the passageways of the faucet. Reverse flow with air pressure and see what you get out....

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Getting hot water when shower valve is first opened.


If I understand correctly, you have single handled shower faucet.
Normally there is a wait for hot water to arrive at faucet.
But now hot water is already at shower faucet.

Single handled faucets have a mixing area inside valve where hot and cold come together before going into sink.
This mixing valve can have crossover where the hot and cold can pass through to each other even when faucet handle is off. When single handle faucets get old, this can happen.
How it happens:
For example another faucet is turned on inside house, and pressure differential between hot and cold causes hot water at shower handle to pass through mixing area and into cold water line.
So if another faucet has been run, then that lets hot flow to faulty single handled shower faucet.
To confirm this is the problem: turn on other faucet and put ear against shower faucet to listen for moving water.
This condition may also signal there is a water leak.
The problem is not harmful, but will draw cold water into water heater each time, and is energy wasteful.
Replace faucet or have plumber repair problem.

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