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    how to remove temperature dial on thermostatic shower

    Hi John, It's never worked properly since i moved into the flat, so it's my theory that it hasn't worked since it was installed. Hot and cold have good pressure. I don't have access to the pipes to check them though, that's why i need to remove the temperature dial (i.e. what i'm trying to do...
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    how to remove temperature dial on thermostatic shower

    interesting - is the theory behind the wd40 that it will dissolve the scale, or just let it slide off more easily?
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    how to remove temperature dial on thermostatic shower

    thanks for the help - i tried wiggling up and down, but no luck unfortunately. Also tried squirting some vinegar in the hole, but that ran off too fast unfortunately. I guess i'll have to get a guy with some sort of cutter around to get it off :( odd, given the on/off temperature knob slid off...
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    how to remove temperature dial on thermostatic shower

    I've posted a picture of what the inside of the longer knob looks like after i have unscrewed it and removed the grub screw. Not sure if that sheds any light on it? (not sure whether the blue strreak is relevant in any way)) Unfortunately it still won't come off when i pull on it - seems...
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    how to remove temperature dial on thermostatic shower

    thanks for the quick reply! i had a feeling it would be something like that, however, i already unscrewed the bottom handle and used the allen key to remove the grub screw. despite all my tugging on the dial it wouldn't come off. That led me to try removing the safety button, as that was the...
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    how to remove temperature dial on thermostatic shower

    Hello, I have a thermostatic shower that runs either really hot, or really cold. I want to take of the front cover so I can have a look at the pump to see if it is easily fixable. The temperature dial has two knobs on it. The longer one I could turn by hand and it loosens and comes off. This is...
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    cleaning black stain on bricks

    thanks for the reply!
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    cleaning black stain on bricks

    hi i have a circular window in my loft, which has some black material on it, not sure what it is - maybe soot? it hasn't come off with a lot of scrubbing - have also tried spirit of salts, but no luck. any ideas what i can use to remove it/ who could do such a task? many thanks
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