How do you fix a shower tub diverter?
- Unscrew the set screw. See how the spigot is attached to the wall.
- Unscrew spigot from the wall. Be careful!
- Wash Supply Pipe. Make sure that you clean off any bits of gunk from the supply pipe.
- Replace new spout on the copper pipe.
- Test it and make sure it works!
Also asked, how does a tub shower diverter work?
Basically, the main water pipe running to the bathroom starts at the tub faucet and then runs vertically to connect the same waterway to the showerhead above the faucet. The valve turns within the pipes, blocking off the tub faucet, forcing the water upward to the showerhead instead.
Keeping this in consideration, what does a diverter valve look like?
Here is what a diverter valve looks like (Worcester Bosch). The diverter valve on a combi boiler works much like a lock on a canal would. It opens and closes to allow heat up both hot water and the water in the heating system which provides heat to radiators and towel rails.
You can easily adjust this yourself in a few minutes.
- Turn off the water supply to the washroom.
- Look beside, underneath or on the bathtub spout for the diverter's holding screw.
- Grasp the spout and pull it straight out.
- Unscrew the bolt holding the diverter to the small pipe in the wall.