View Full Version : Hot Water Won't Shut Off

05-19-2009, 05:13 PM

My hot water won't shut off in our bathtub when I turn the handle to the closed position so I have to turn the all water off until I get this fixed. So far, I've replaced the stem assembly and rubber seat/spring with replacements from Delta but this didn't resolve the problem.

I've read some some posts on the web that suggest I should replace the handle and the valve seat washer and I'm wondering if these would be appropriate next steps or should I just bite the bullet and buy a whole new faucet and hire a plumber to replace?

Any help or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks In Advance!

05-19-2009, 07:31 PM
Delta showers can usually be repaired. Perhaps show us some pictures. You may need help, but repairing the existing will save you from having to cut a hole in the front or back side of the wall to install a new valve.

05-20-2009, 06:45 AM
If your repairs did not work, then you did them wrong. Save the cost of a new faucet and just call the plumber to fix yours properly.