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Water spout on the side continually brings in water

I had to turn off the water from under the sink because it wouldn't stop. After the load was drained, it continued to put water in and overflowed everywhere.

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  • jmayfraundor Feb 16, 2009

    So how do I fix it?

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You have a bad water check valve.

Posted on Feb 16, 2009

  • Len West
    Len West Feb 16, 2009

    Follow the hose it will lead you to the valve,get the part and replace it.

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Your problem is a simple one.

  1. Turn off water to faucet.
  2. Place a towel(s) in the base of the sink(s) to prevent any parts from going down drain.
  3. Remove the handle to the faucet. (single handle only)
  4. If not a single handle then remove spout from faucet.
  5. If a single handle remove cap carefully and any loose parts.
  6. Gently turn spout side to side while lifting to remove.
  7. You will see a hole with a very small valve where the water comes out to the spout on the base of the faucet.
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  1. Remove this valve (which is a backflow preventer) and replace.
  2. Reassemble and test.
Problem solved.

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