Our outdoor shower is leaking. All the water is coming from right behind the handle. Do I need to replace the whole unit or can I just replace the cartridge?

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Video here: https://youtu.be/ETXY8khsHw0

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    Looks like more than just a cartage replacement. Do hope you have turned off the water. Will need to check bottom of inside of the wall to dry it out.
    – crip659
    Commented Jul 18, 2021 at 16:39
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    Turn off the water at that location and remove those four screws. There's either a blown "o"ring or that white piece has cracked.
    – JACK
    Commented Jul 18, 2021 at 17:13
  • thanks -- will try both of those
    – bonhoffer
    Commented Jul 18, 2021 at 22:17
  • I removed the cartridge. There are two O-rings and one was completely out. I put it back in correctly and the leak remains.
    – bonhoffer
    Commented Jul 19, 2021 at 0:06
  • Replaced the cartridge and everything works well. I'm not sure if it was the cartridge or the o-rings. The overall fix was $25. Thanks for the help.
    – bonhoffer
    Commented Jul 19, 2021 at 2:21


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