Shower Chord not working

Hi, the shower pull chord which controls the power to the shower has stopped working. When the chord is pulled it does not switch the switch on that gives the shower power. Any suggestions as to what has happened/ what to do? Thanks

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ACDC
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The best way dealing with pull cords in a replacement
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17th Mar 2018
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Andrew
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Hi, I think you just have to change the pull chord shower switch.
14th Apr 2018
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Story Electrical
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Sometimes the mechanism fails over time, and other occasions they burn out due to terminals not being tightened. Its recommended its replaced
23rd Jan 2018
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united build ltd
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YOU HAVE TO RUN POWER TEST IF THE POWER IS IN SHOWER AND THAT MEANS FAULT IN CHORD AND YOU HAVE TO CHANGED THE CHORD.
27th Jan 2018
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G .R BUILDERS
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hi i have to see
5th Apr 2018
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Hi, it is possible that the pull cord switch is faulty and needs to be replaced although your first point of call is to make sure that there is power getting to the switch. I recommend you ask a qualified electrician to do this unless you have experience with electrics yourself
28th Jan 2018
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H-and-S on Construction
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Best Solution is to replace the shower isolator.
17th Mar 2018
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Anthony Rose
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Hi there, the pull cord needs replacing, most likely switch burnt out or pull cord broken
6th Mar 2018
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The correct answer is to replace it by a qualified lectrician
10th Mar 2018
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Theos Electrical
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It is probably just faulty and worn down after strenuous use. Replacing the shower chord should fix it. You need an electrician.
5th Jul 2018
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Jnrproperty maintenance service
13 Reviews, 100% Positive
Switch has failed and will need replacing with new
8th Feb 2018
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Replace it, they are simple and cheap to replace, it's quite easy to be a little too vigorous with them lol
7th Mar 2018
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Midlands home maintenance
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Hi it sounds like the switch needs replacing
5th Mar 2018
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Weaves Interiors & Outdoors
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It would be advised to call an electrician to test for fault and replace with a new pull cord.
30th Jun 2018
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You possibly have a faulty shower switch which must be investigated. I will suggest not to try to switch it on until you've had it checked.
23rd Aug 2018
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D A Electrical ltd
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The switch is broken over time from switching on and off they break it is a very common problem
31st Dec 2018
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Pipe Dreams Services Ltd
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Just need to replace Pull Cord Switch they do eventually stop operating
30th Mar 2019
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