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I have a Grohe shower unit whose valve is shot, and is

I have a Grohe...

I have a Grohe shower unit whose valve is shot, and is beyond just leaking. I'm trying to access the valve to replace it and am not sure whether the sleeve screws off or is supposed to be just pulled off any way it's not coming with hand strength, plus the sleeve is plastic, need some help.

Contractor's Assistant: Did you double-check the thermostat? And what about the unit's filters?

The spout has lost the ability to hold water when turned off. The thermostat and filter are secondary issues at this point.

Contractor's Assistant: Do you plan on doing the work yourself?

Yes

Contractor's Assistant: Anything else we should know to help you best?

I can send a picture

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Can I send you a picture?

Most shower valve cartridges are plastic and have several O-rings making them tight. Make sure there are no retaining clips holding it in, and you may need a cartridge puller to remove it that your home improvement center should have.

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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok, thanks

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