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This is a Mira sport electric shower. temperature has become

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This is a Mira sport electric shower. temperature has become erratic. even on cool starts to get very hot. temperature control knob no longer smooth to turn when in hot sector but clicks as it is turned higher. is it clapped out needing whole unit replacement
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Home Improvement
Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 2 years ago.
Do you have the age of the unit and the kW rating (usually on a sticker unederneath near the outlet)
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Probably 5-7 years old and either 9.8 or 10.2 kw I'm the landlord and was called in by the tenants so not sure but the sporty version seems to only have those 2 ratings

Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 2 years ago.
Does it look like this;http://www.showerdoc.com/mira-sport-post-2011-shower-spares
Customer: replied 2 years ago.

Yes it looks like that and it's the big control knob that clicks at the high end

Expert:  Andrew Smith replied 2 years ago.
You could try by replacing the temperature regulator, item 1 as this turns the element on and off when regulating the temperature