Hi, I have a mixer shower taps made by Sirrus and they are fully
thermostatic. It has been working fine for the last 3 years, that is until
yesterday, the hot water has ceased running thought it and now I only have a
cold water flow thought the taps. Does this sound like a very expensive
plumbing job or would it be cheaper to replace the taps, or is it something
very simple like a washer need replacing?
I still have hot water in my kitchen and the bathroom sinks so it's not a
hot water problem. If I remember they don't come very cheap this type of
taps. I live in the London area and plumber's are like rocking horse sh*t at
Thanks in advance....Jayne
Does the head feel loose when you turn it ? Can you open the tap fully and
pull / push the head gear up and down ?
It could be washer has fallen off the end of the plunger and is stuck in the
hole the water should come out of. It could also be that the whole plunger
has fallen out of the end of the thread in the tap lifter.
Remove the tap head and undo the lifter gear from the body of the tap and
you'll find out what happened inside. Remember to isolate the hot water
system from any heating appliances before turning it off and draining it
down to work on the tap.
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