loss of hot water pressure after fitting new bath/tap/shower fitting

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Old 09-25-02, 09:26 AM
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loss of hot water pressure after fitting new bath/tap/shower fitting

Hi, i recently fitted a new bath tap, shower /combined fitting, and since fitting it, i have lost pressure in the hot water taps and shower , can anyone advise me what the problem might be?
 
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Old 09-25-02, 08:45 PM
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Are you saying you replaced the whole valve?
 
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Old 09-26-02, 08:26 AM
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Hi again,
in reply to your question,"did i replace the whole valve", what i did was this? = I disconnected both the hot and cold bath taps, turning off hot and cold water first,, and replaced these taps with a bath/mixer/shower unit, it was simply a case of , turning of water, disconnecting, fitting new tap/shower/mixer unit, and reconnecting the hot/cold pipes back to the appropriatetap, then turning hot/cold water back on, but since i ve fitted this unit, the hot water pressure is visibly less coming from all hot water taps in the house, and if i try to use the shower part of the mixer unit, there is little or no hot water comes through the shower attachment, due to poor hot water pressure, i ve checked the mixer unit out thoroughly, and it s fine.
Thank you for responding to my query
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Old 09-26-02, 09:26 AM
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Do you have galvinized pipes in the house?
 
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All pipes in house are copper .
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Old 09-26-02, 12:13 PM
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Make sure off valves are fully open.

Sounds like debrie is in the line, you need to try and flush each fixture out one at a time, only thing I can think of.
 
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Old 09-26-02, 12:59 PM
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Ok, i hear what you re saying, and having checked all else out too, i think you reprobaly right, i ll try and flush out the line, as you say,
Once again ,thank you for your advice, and support,
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