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Heh guys...I'm glad I started a semi-new topic here...but back to the original.
I was asked as to how its attached (ie. distributor). It looks like a small "t". That is, hot in, cold in, line out for shower hear, and another line out for spigot. It seems to be attached correctly ("up" is on up side). Flex tubing. Replaced shower head, replaced spigot...not affects. Water still comes out of both. Bought shower stop...but don't want to do that...yet.
Got whole new MOEN shower stuff...will re-install and cross fingers.
-The entire bath area
-MOEN model (new one I got)
-Front flower bed (no reason)
I think JCsplumbing hit the nail on the head. When the pex adapter is installed it reduces to 3/8" at that point and along with the other fittings that are in the wall that we cant see and causing enough restriction to send the water up to the shower head. I would have your Renovator/Plumber rip out all that tile and run the drop in 1/2" Copper. Or you can try to cut out the valve and replace it with a new one and see if that works for you.
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See that bushing and pex adaptor on the pipe going to the tub spout? You can't do that. Especially with a crap Moen T\S valve. That piece has to be copper because the bushing and the pex adaptor cause bo-cu restriction at that point and that's what is diverting the water. Sorry, but it looks like a hack and wack job. Next time have the psuedo-plumber read the directions.
I'm not sure about this positemp, but most t/s valves have a built in restrictor on the shower riser so water flows more easily to the tub. I
don't think this one does, but the fittings used obviously created some
restriction in the line to the bottom spout, so some water is being diverted
to the upper line. I'ld take out the bottom line, (look up there w/ a mirror just to make sure nothings in there that shouldn't be) and redo it w/ no restrictions. Make sure the pex isn't pinched or something in the wall too.
sigpic3:00, I mean 5:00, and work is done. Time to crack a cold one.
I HOPE THAT LAST PIC WAS AN ACCIDENT-----TOOL FORUM--GUYS---TOOLS--FLOWERS?????????????????????????????
I WOULD HAVE BOUGHT A BETTER T/S VALVE--LOOKS LIKE YOU GOT THE CHEAPEST ONE HOME DEPOT HAD
I USE THE MOENTROL VALVES---NEVER HAVE ISSUES
REMEMBER WHAT I SAID YESTERDAY---PLUMBING IS FOR PLUMBERS AS TILE IS FOR TILERS--------PLEASE SAVE YOURSELF THE HEADACHE AND CALL A PLUMBER!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!
BUY A GOOD VALVE AND CALL A PLUMBER---
ALSO--THE PEX ADAPTERS ARE DEFINATELY RESTRICTING
IIIIIIIIII HAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAATE PEX
GO COPPER OR DONT GO AT ALL
Also i was told that all moen product at hdepot is made in china--thats why its cheaper and dos not last as long as what a plumber would bring you--i replace lots of home depot faucets and t/s valves that are less than 5-6 years old
remodeler+ hdepot parts= i will be at the house in a few years and you will be complaining about my bill
buy american--it is reliable---if it is chinese--it may be a bad cast also---seen that before too