Narrator007: Thanks for the very helpful video. I'm sure it will work wonders for me as
soon as I can get my shower handle's screw to turn. For some reason it
completely locked in place.
I have heard others recommend either heat, vinegar or WD/40 to loosen the
screw, but I don't own a hair dryer or have either of those two substances
on hand. Before I go out to buy some, is there any other method you would
recommend, or additional advice?
dreambigbeats: i did everything and put it back the same way but when i turn the water
back on, the water is still runing like its not off and when i try to turn
it, it turns it on more.
scaronscar: So I replaced my cartridge and it still is dripping do I need to replace
the valve...?? Iv tried cleaning it and running the water we also have a
new water heater so I shouldn't be getting a lot of debris
trueplumbinator: Thanks Paul allen,I'm glad my video helped you to get your cartridge
changed out. Let me know if I Could help you with anything else.
maryaq3: I'm a 57 yr. old woman, and I'm canceling my plumbers appt., this was a
great video, easy to follow. Thanks!!
James McClure: Hi Plumbinator, after replacing the cartridge, I am getting no flow from
the shower head.
I removed the cartridge and verified that water is coming through the pipes
when there is no cartridge.
However when I have the cartridge installed I get no flow.
When I turn the water off and attempt to remove the nut again, there is a
large amount of air/water pressure ... to the point that the cartridge
shoots out once I get the nut loose enough.
The cartridge actually split into two... the blue part and the gray part,
so now I have no idea which variant is the correct way to put them back
together. I've tried all 4 combinations... and still nothing's working.
Any ideas? Wish it was as simple as your video and the other's make it
I called Delta, and they are shipping a new cartridge to me; however I'm
wondering if something else is now the issue. Any ideas?
Thank you in advance.
trueplumbinator: Thanks zahid I appreciate your comment. I appreciate you watching my
video,let me know if I can be of help in any other way
Delstar: Do i have to close main water valve or i can change cartridge when main is
on ? I know its gonna be pressure and wet but i don't care if its possible.
The thing is i don't have easy access to main shot off valve and easier is
change it without close valve.
Alex Figueroa: Looks easy enough but lets see if its that easy for me. Thanks for your
mardz84: We replaced cartridge but the faucet runs like if we have it on. We thought
it was because we needed to get the handle so we went out and bought one.
Still the water won't turn off if when we turn the handle up or down. My
brother said we have the wrong cartridge. According to him we got the
cartridge that only regulates the temperature not the one that does both
(shuts the bath faucet off and regulates temperature) but the guy at the
plumbing store sold us this part. Our Delta is 1400 series and it was
installed in 2005 or before so we had to go to a plumbing store to get it.
Any ideas why we can't turn off the faucet. It's so frustrating
Mars Bars: My Father hired some bum jack of all trades. (Hes a know it all douche) He
installed the cartridge reversed. He was going to charge for an error he
did. I shut the water off, removed the handle, removed the cartridge,
reassemble and increased hot water temperature. Confronted the douche and
hes in denial. THANK YOU @trueplumbinator for making this useful video. I
know nothing of the plumbing trade. All it takes is common sense and a
positive attitude to fix something this simple. Much Props to you sir.
David Garbrick: Thanks Pluminator for taking the time to do these videos sharing your
knowledge. It has helped me and I'm sure many others. God Bless.
John Darrell: Thank You , Your video was real informative for me.
sarah mceleney: do you have to shut off the water to do this
Josue Breton: Thanks. Spent 30 minutes at Lowes and another 35 at Home Depot waiting on
someone to explain this to me. I left when I saw this video.
John White: Working on my honey-do list. This video from the "Truepluminator" on
YouTube was pretty helpful for replacing a shower value cartridge.
Paul Allen: Thanks for sharing. My home is nearly 50 years old and I wasn't sure how
old the faucet was but a healthy dose of WD-40 finally got the cartridge
nut to come loose. After a trip to two different stores I found out that
mine was a 1500 series and needed a 1700 series with an adapter.
jorge guadian: Good Video. Can you explain how to set the temperature control limit on the
Zahid Khan: great video! ill give it a try once the part comes in from Delta this
Mike Carroll: Thanks for sharing. Seeing how everything came apart made the repair very
simple...no more dripping faucet
Tamara Widrick: Very helpful! Thanks !!!
Myr381: Thanks for getting back to me but i have think it is 1700. i was able to
get allen screw out from the handle but the handIe won't come off to get to
the cartridge. Help!!!!!!!
luvlydymepiece: helpful and simple...but now the water will not turn off when i turn it to
off position. any suggestions?
Xanthe Emerick: You tutorial is excellent. I got as far as removing the excussion and the
trim plate. It looks like the cartridge is within the next piece...doesn't
appear to have a nut to unscrew. I'm unsure what to do next? I also can't
seem to find the model number anywhere to get the new cartridge from Delta.
Can you help?
Darrell Pacheco: just installed this but when i turned on the water the valve would not turn
off. when working with the catridge it seperted in two it did go back
together but i wonder if i ddnt put it back together right
Chris Ongoing: Hi. I have no hot water on the shower but there's hot water in the sink. If
i change this would that fix the problem?
Luis lopez: Thank you for posting. I followed your instructions and with the exception
of the lower cartridge being stuck in ( I used two screwdrivers to get it
out) all went flawlessly.
isolabella: Thanks to your video, I was able to do this myself in under five minutes.
No more trickling water. Yay!
trueplumbinator: Cool glad I could help u
trueplumbinator: sorry i just wrote back man but ive been down with the flu
Agustin Zimmerman: Thank for the info it was very useful.. Made it easy for me.
trueplumbinator: Debbie glad I was able to save you 500 bucks. I can't believe a plumber was
gonna charge u 500 anyways wow. U were about to get ripped off. Glad I
trueplumbinator: good luck yobentley,let me know if you need anything else and thank you for
subscribing to my channel
jrewen: Thank you so much for this Jeff - I can't express my appreciation enough
for you filming this and teaching me what to do!
Kevin Apgar: Plumbing is not my thing but this video really helped immensely! Thank you
so much. My son's tub doesn't leak anymore.
Natural809: Thank you for posting this tutorial it help me out a lot thank you again!
WrightUnfairAdvantag: Very helpful and well explained! I like your style! Thanks, and best wishes
to you! God bless!
gottamovegottadance: Exactly what I needed to know. I'm going to buy the part and attempt the
replacement. Will let you know how it goes.
Bob Solberg: Mr.Trueplumbinator - Just a quick note of thanks for the instructive video
and even more importantly your response to my question. I was quite franlky
surprised to get a response. And yes - you were spot on with your follow-up
advice. The problem is solved and with your video and advice I saved a few
bucks. Thank you again for your help!
XDarkDioX: Your review was good. However, in the end you stated that if leaks
persisted to remove the unit and flush the hard water deposits out. Well, I
did that but what the real problem was the unit I installed was defective.
I returned the no name brand back for a Delta brand (same cost) and it
worked without a hitch. Also, I had TERRIBLE hard water deposits inside the
water value which was EXTREMELY difficult to remove the unit. I had to soak
the hell out of it with WD40 inside of the unit-almost quit
trueplumbinator: Thanks Jeff for your comment.yeah their is a difference between the blue
and gray cartridge, glad I could help
trueplumbinator: Lori did u change out cartridge itself ? It sounds like u changed springs
and rubber seals that go in valve behind cartridge. But u gotta change
cartridge also. Also sometimes dabre and hard water deposit could be in
valve also so u could try pulling cartridge and flush valve let water run
through valve for a bit. It sounds though u just changed springs and not
Fu Uk: Great Video - very helpful
Scott Bird: Great video. Exactly what I needed. Changed the cartridge and shower no
longer leaks! Thanks so much for posting.
Bob Bickmeyer: Well done video. Thanks.
Myr381: Thank you for posting this but can these directions be applied to a single
handle shower cartridge?
Jeff Schreibman: Thanks for the video helped me a lot! Also learned pre 2006 uses blur
cartridge and post 2006 uses grey cartridge or ur pipes will shake after
allentbanas: It raised the shower head up to the point where I didn't have to crouch
down to get my hair wet. That's what I was looking for. here is the link to
it in case anyone is interested: amzn.to\18LRPOX
Michael Evans: I got all the way to where the o-ring was. it would not budge. As I turned
it the entire housing was turning and I didn't want to break the copper
pipes that attach to the back of the housing. What to do? I called a
plumber for tomorrow. I don't want to make a bad leak worse.
trueplumbinator: thank you for watching my videos,let me know if i can help with anything
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