I had a similar problem, caused by a loosened screw connection in the terminal block of a Mira shower, but it was the Live that was involved.
+1 on avoiding WD40 in a lock. It can gum up the workings.
Leaving the window open all the time would make the rest of the house colder if the room door were open too. Closing the room door could prevent...
I've found with the quarter-turn taps that the ceramic parts have a long life and the cause of leakage is the rubber seal at the base losing its...
Do you have water storage tanks and/or pipes in the loft?
Could you tackle it with an axe and a crowbar, or drill down into it with a brace and large diameter bit?
It would probably be cheaper to forget the lift and dig an inspection pit instead :) .
It means the motor itself is likely ok but the problem is elsewhere, perhaps drum bearings?
There is. From the Drone and Model Aircraft Code :
Fewer pints alas, since they've got to fork out £9 per annum for their operator licence.
Have you checked under the stairs for a hatch leading down to the cellar?
Who's going to police all this, I wonder?
Could be a faulty room-stat, dithering.
Perhaps that's the maximum a jet engine could swallow without undue harm?
Normal atmospheric pressure is about 1 bar. Methinks the required water pressure is 1 bar gauge, i.e. 1 bar above atmospheric.
Were you getting hot water ok from the mixer before you replumbed them?
Are both hot and cold feeds to the tap at the same pressure?
Have you tried taking the belt off the drum motor pulley and seeing if the motor rotates smoothly and quietly?
Could be something's got jammed between the inner and outer drums. Is there a scraping noise if you try turning the drum by hand?
Can you just trim one of your spares down to size?
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