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Old 05-17-2011, 10:59 PM  
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Default Shower has no water pressure

I recenetly gutted my bathroom and moved my tub. The house had no plumming. I re-installed pex pluming in a standard trunk and branch configuration. All other fixtures seem to be performing as designed. But the shower and tub faucet only get a trickle of water when the handle is turned to one position...

Only thing I can think of is becasue I do not have the hot water heater filled and turned on[no gas in the house yet]... Could this do something? I would assume the shower would work fine and have good pressure in the cold water setting...

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Old 05-18-2011, 05:47 AM  
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It's not going to work until the hot is on. The anti scald valve needs pressure on both sides before it opens.

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Old 05-18-2011, 06:05 AM  
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ahh thanks so much. I was getting worried becasue I didnt try it first, and now I am done with the tile and everything and didnt want to have to open the wall back up.

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