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  1. Nickmorris6

    Nickmorris6 New Member

    Hello,

    I have a combi boiler that goes directly to the shower (normal - not electric).

    I can get boiling water everywhere, except the shower where it is just warm.

    I also get luke warm water when running the cold tap in the kitchen sink initially too (only mentioning incase relevant).

    Can anyone help me please? I have attached a photo of under the shower if that helps!

    Can I fix this? I am usually good with DIY, however have very little plumbing knowledge.

    Any help would be most appreciated.

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  2. ShaunCorbs

    ShaunCorbs S. Mod Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Any chance of a pic of your shower

    Sounds like the cartridge in the shower has gone
     
  3. Nickmorris6

    Nickmorris6 New Member

    Thanks for your reply. Please find attached. It's all newly installed about 3 months ago but fed up of just luke warm showers now!

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  4. Gasmk1

    Gasmk1 GSR

    check the shower when running is the hot pipe feeding it really hot if so then your problem is either the cartridge or the unit itself. if its only been in 3 months then still under warranty
     
  5. Nickmorris6

    Nickmorris6 New Member

    I have also attached under my boiler if that is useful where they put in a stop cock

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  6. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Has it been like this from new or was it ok and its now pants
     
  7. Nickmorris6

    Nickmorris6 New Member

    It's never been nice hot unfortunately, just warm ish.
     
  8. townfanjon

    townfanjon Trusted Plumber GSR Top Contributor!!

    Probably just wants calibrating, if you still have the instructions it will tell you in there, but basically just take off the temp knob , turn the splines underneath untill the flow gets hot , test with a thermometer to around 42 degrees and put the knob back on .
     
  9. Nickmorris6

    Nickmorris6 New Member

    Ah I wish I had the manual! Thanks for your help, I will try and contact victorian plumbing and ask for a manual
     
  10. jtsplumbing

    jtsplumbing Plumber GSR

    That explains why its not working its from Victorian plumbing Chinese import, either it wants calibrating or filters are dirty if none of these take it back
     
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