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American standard single handle shower vavle drips when tub spout is on.

I installed new american standard single handle shower faucet. Water comes out shower head when tub is being used.

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Be sure to pull the plunger all the way up when diverting the water between the the tub and shower if ti keeps giving you a problem it's faulty

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SOURCE: water leaks from shower head while bath faucet is running

sometimes there are orings or gaskets that get tore in assembly one of those may be bad,or if it is around the threds you might try wraping teflon tape around the thred once or twice.hope this helps

Posted on Jun 14, 2009

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SOURCE: single handle tub faucet will not divert to shower

the diverter on the tub spout is bad you need to replace the tub spout or the pull up diverter if its a separate piece if you have the owners manual with a parts diagram you can order it on line from the manufacturer or a plumbing supply store. you will need to unscrew the tub spoup from the wall to do this use a broom handle or something similar inserted inside the spout and turn it to the left to remove it from the wall

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sound.s like repipeing

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The only possible explaination is that the water is finding it easier to go up than down. Water is lazy, just like me. ;)

Use an allen key to remove the tub spout. It's underneath and awkward. Once the allen key is loose, the spout just slides off. Try running the water. This may solve your problem and all you'll need is a new tub spout. If not.....

Turn the water off to the house.

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Unscrew the nut (usually chrome) holding the cartridge into the brass body of the valve. The cartridge pulls straight out. Check for restriction in the ports of the cartridge itself. Check for restriction in the line going down to the tub spout. If you can't find anything, replace the cartridge.

Reassemble & Enjoy!

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