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dripping from bath filler

This question is regarding Aqualisa Multipoint Cartridge - 022802

Hi we have combi boiler aquamixer shower, with a constant drip from the bath filler - passing hot water. I have removed and replaced cartridge after soaking in viakal over night - no difference - do i need new cartridge or is it another problem.

have read all your other answers but only shower heads seem to be mentioned, thanks.

Asked 7 years ago by Anonymous

Before fitting the new cartridge you should replace the small ‘O’ ring at the rear of the body this is another bu**er to change……(something like a crochet hook or the sort of thing that dentists use will help)
 It is not always necessary to replace this ring however if there any problems with the cartridge, the first question you will be asked is did you replace the ‘O’ ring? if the answer is no! then you will be told to phone back once it has been replaced.
When you refit the cartridge make sure that the slot, (usually on the right of the body ) the gasket and the body all line up properly then re tighten the screws.
On the older versions you have to reuse the original brass screws if you have this type be careful not to over tighten the screws because the brass inserts in the body may split, on a few occasions you may find they have split when you remove the old cartridge  if this happens then you will probably have to replace the body.
Answered 7 years ago by Barrie Seabright
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