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How do you adjust the scald on a Moen shower?

How do you adjust the scald on a Moen shower?

The water temperature from my Moen shower system is too hot. To adjust the Temperature Limit Stop, with the handle removed, loosen the adjustment hex screw with a 7/64″ hex wrench and slide the screw downward. Tighten the hex screw.

How do you adjust the scald on a shower faucet?

Grab the scald guard with your fingertips and pull it from the handle assembly. Rotate the guard counterclockwise to increase the water temperature and counterclockwise to decrease it. Each notch on the guard represents a water temperature difference of 4 to 6 degrees.

How do you adjust anti scald?

Slide the shower handle off the stem to expose the “Rotational Limit Stop” anti-scald valve. Grab the center of the “Rotational Limit Stop” and pull it toward you. Turn the Delta anti-scald valve to the left to increase the maximum temperature of the water, or turn it to the right to decrease the water temperature.

How do I adjust the hot water on my shower faucet?

Adjust the Shower Valve

  1. Remove the handle. You may need a screwdriver to do this.
  2. Take off the metal cover beneath the handle, exposing the valve stem.
  3. Turn the RSL two notches in whichever direction desired, then put the RSL back in place.
  4. Replace the faucet handle, then test the mixture of hot and cold water.

Can you adjust anti-scald valve?

Why Anti-Scald Valves Need Adjusting No anti-scald valve is guaranteed to arrive perfectly calibrated, especially when you take into account the variety of water heater temperatures. You’ll need to confirm the correct maximum temperature during installation.

What does an anti-scald valve look like?

They look similar to ordinary shower and tub valves and are equipped with a special diaphragm or piston mechanism that immediately balances the pressure of the hot- and cold-water inputs, limiting one or the other to keep the temperature within a range of several degrees.

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