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Old 07-15-2010, 05:27 PM   #1
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New Shower Head Leaks

Last month I bought a chrome shower head (part # 601358-100) from OODM. When it's charged and in the "off" position, the thing leaks like a seive. I've sent a message to OODM and haven't received a response yet, so I thought I would see if anybody has the same shower head and knows if there's a fix or if I got a defective unit.

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Old 07-15-2010, 05:46 PM   #2
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I had the same problem. I was told that the leak is built in so that hot water does not build up behind it and scald you when you open it..
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Old 07-15-2010, 05:48 PM   #3
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There are no images on the web page selling the shower heads but this text:
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601358-100 Chrome Shower Head This shower head is used on Airstream trailers and motorhomes from 1989 to 2009. See pictures below
If its the same head which is in my '05, it also dribbles heavily when "shut off." It has since new. I suspect it is a design feature to keep the water at stable temperature.
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Old 07-15-2010, 06:25 PM   #4
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There really is no "off:" position. Mine has a steady slow flow of water when the button is pressed. As stated earlier, this keeps the water at the same temperature when the button is pushed the other way.
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Old 07-15-2010, 07:56 PM   #5
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Very interesting. Thanks for the responses. I can understand the design feature to maintain temperature but if you're boondocking, like I like to do, then this isn't a good thing. When we boondocked a few weeks ago, we put a large bowl underneath to capture some of the water (for toilet flushing), but still, we didn't capture it all.
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