Shower Faucet/Head Not Working Correctly

Old 09-04-01, 11:29 AM
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In order to turn on the shower in my bathroom, you turn on the faucet in the bathtub, and when the temperature reaches what you want you pull up a lever that sits on the faucet, which is supposed to cause the water to stop coming out the faucet and come out the showerhead instead.

In my case, when I pull up the lever, only about 1/2 of the water comes out of the showerhead, and the rest continues to come out of the faucet, which does not make for good shower pressure. In addition, I often have to jiggle the lever a couple times in order to get the water to come out the shower head at all.

How can this be fixed?
Old 09-05-01, 12:48 PM
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You need to replace the spout, it is either a slip on type which will have an allen screw holding it in place, or it will be a screw on type, replace it with one just like it.



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