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Bristan CART18 Faulty Push-In Thermostatic Cartridge 06734B - No hot water

If the shower temperature regulator doesn't work. If water comes out from the shower only hot or cold but from other outlets like kitchen tap and basin tap is changing then the shower thermostatic cartridge is faulty.

To replace the thermostatic cartridge isolate both hot and cold water to the shower valve. The replacement part is: Bristan Cart 18/CART18 Push-In Thermostatic Cartridge 06734B



Armitage Shanks Contour 21 Thermostatic Sequential Basin Mixer Tap (A4131) - Faulty cartridge

If no hot water comes out from the tap the replace a thermostatic cartridge. The replacement part is

Atrium Thermo Basin Mixer Cartridge I54575 F960968NU U-SC-47B

To replace the part need to isolate water to the tap.


Space Heaters

Remeha Avanta Plus 24c - Faulty Remeha Pressure Gauge 720481001 S62733

If pressure gauge doesn't move up when the filling loop is opened and doesn't move down to 0 when heating system is drained then the boiler pressure gauge is faulty. No need to drain the system to replace the pressure gauge, It has a built-in mechanism to automatically seal the pocket.

The replacement part: Remeha Pressure Gauge 720481001 S62733



Glowworm Betacom 24 - leaking Glowworm Water Cock 22mm 0020027544

Glowworm Water Cock 22mm 0020027544 under the boiler is leaking.

2 valves on the left-hand side are central heating service valve and the over time can develop a leak.

They can not be repaired and require replacement. 



Crosswater flow cartridge (x2A071N) leaking

Crosswater flow cartridge -x2A071N needs replacement if the shower valve is leaking from the bath filler or from the shower head.

Water has to be isolated to the valve before removing the cartridge.

1/2" hexagon key required to unscrew the cartridge


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