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Need to remove the flow restrictor on moen banbury ca87010

Experiencing low water flow and want to remove the flow restrictor if there is one

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Hi, all the shower heads that I replaced, the flow restrictor was always in the nut that you screw onto the pipe that comes out of the wall.it's a plastic disc, with a little hole in middle.you can use a coat hanger to pull it out.

Posted on Nov 12, 2008

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SOURCE: Moen Kingsley roman tub- no/slow hot water flow

sounds like you may have a little debri on hot side stem or kinked hose between valve and spout turn off water to house remove handle pull bonnet and remove stem turn water back on with stem removed see how water flow is be careful turning water on you could make a mess i am assuming the low pressure is in shower only

Posted on Apr 16, 2009

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SOURCE: Just installed a Moen 3867 hand held shower. There

Usually whenever you do any repairs on plumbing, you dislodge calcium from the inner surfaces of teh plumbing. Check to see if ther is a mesh filter in the inlet side of the head. and remove and clean it. otherwise you could remove it and use a vacuum yo try and remove any deposit that may be in it. If that is unsuccessful,
you can always return it, but always remember to open the fawcett and run it before installing the head.
This is an essential part of any plumbing job. Good luck

. If your local store refuse to replace it Moen will gladly do so with no problem.

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Posted on Mar 04, 2010

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SOURCE: I installed a Price Pfister kitchen faucet model low water pressu

yes it should have a flow restrictor in the end of the spout. You might need to clean it out

Posted on Mar 11, 2010

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SOURCE: shower head has little preasure or water volume.

their might be on the handel where the hose meets, but if really low water pressure then maybe more of a problem.

Posted on Mar 28, 2010

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