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Grohe? Temperature Control removal or adjustment

I have been researching this mystery for over a week, hardly sleeping and unable to shower. I have what I think is a Grohe thermostatic temperature mixer that only provides water at 95 degrees...
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Still Struggling to expose the Valve and ideas?

The valve covering seems to be made of plastic and don't want to break anything. Anyone have any ideas on how to remove the plastic temperature section to expose the mixing valve itself?
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Yeah it does kinda look like the Grohe, I am...

Yeah it does kinda look like the Grohe, I am going to pursue this and see where it leads me. Thanks Steve and ZoesDad!
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Please help me to identify this shower mixing valve

My shower is only giving me luke warm water and I think this mixing valve needs some sort of adjustment but I am having trouble identifying what brand valve it is and how to make the adjustment?
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ok, thanks. What are your thoughts on how to...

ok, thanks. What are your thoughts on how to purge the system of air when there is only 1 drain valve?
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Yes. I am saying there is no shutoff below this...

Yes. I am saying there is no shutoff below this drain?
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NJ Trooper, What do you mean by "that boiler"? ...

NJ Trooper,
What do you mean by "that boiler"? If you can't trust the pressure guage what should you do?
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Thanks lawrosa. What if the only shutoff on the...

Thanks lawrosa. What if the only shutoff on the system is the valve leading into the pressure regulator?
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Thanks Guyold. That was easy enough.....I...

Thanks Guyold. That was easy enough.....I settled out at 15psi @ 120 degrees F (cold). My last step should be to purge the system of air, any advice on that since I have 4 zones that feed back to 1...
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Thanks Guyold, I have an SB1156F but can't see...

Thanks Guyold,
I have an SB1156F but can't see how to adjust it?

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09-22-14, 10:58 PM
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Any ballpark figures to skim coat or completely...

Any ballpark figures to skim coat or completely replace a ceiling that is 16 x 13 sq ft?
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Progress Made thanks to Forum contributors.

Just wanted to let you see where I stand. No leaks after 24 hours at 23psi.

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Now I need to get the psi down an I have been unsuccessful so far. I have drained the pressure out but it...
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I am not sure what you mean by 1156?

I am not sure what you mean by 1156?
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Never too late. I appreciate the response. If...

Never too late. I appreciate the response. If that t leaks I just might need to use your advice
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Ok...so far so good. But a new question...after...

Ok...so far so good. But a new question...after reassembling and refilling the lines my system pressure gauge shows 20 psi while the expansion tank valve reads 14 psi. Is this where it should be or...
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Progress presents new challenges

Ok folks...I cut the nipple out. About a 20 min effort and it was in my hands. However, as you can see in the new picture, I scored the threads in a few places due to my lack of patience. What is...
09-19-14, 08:50 AM
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Any suggestions on how to soften the existing...

Any suggestions on how to soften the existing texture surrounding the patch so that it will scrape off? Also, the existing texture is not orange peel but is more like a random sand swirl. What are...
09-18-14, 09:03 PM
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So would you re-texture the existing ceiling by...

So would you re-texture the existing ceiling by first compounding the new drywall? What texture would be best to fix my problem here?
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I will see if I can rig up a cheater bar to get...

I will see if I can rig up a cheater bar to get more torque
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Lawrosa, I appreciate your advice. The...

Lawrosa,
I appreciate your advice. The pictures I posted don't show the gas line that is obstructing my ability to just go nuts with the leverage.
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dburr9, Considering that I have a sawz-all and...

dburr9,
Considering that I have a sawz-all and another cut off tool, this seems like a viable option that I will try tomorrow after seeing if I can find a couple larger pipe wrenches first. Thanks...
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Gimorrie Don't know why this is a flange...

Gimorrie
Don't know why this is a flange connection either, maybe because they were trying to go from steel to copper and did not have a dielectric union? Otherwise does seem to be out of place.
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Lawrosa, You are right. It always seems to...

Lawrosa,
You are right. It always seems to come down to having the right tools. I can probably find / borrow a 24" to see if that works.
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NJT, Very helpful info. I will refer to this...

NJT,
Very helpful info. I will refer to this info. upon reassembly
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I pulled the expansion tank off but couldn't...

I pulled the expansion tank off but couldn't budge the tee either. I even had the pipe wrenches snug and whacked the one on the tee to no avail. Seems locked in place. Would heating it up be a big...
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