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Little hot water pressure in kitchen

Cold water is fine no hot water pressure

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It may be that you need to rebuild the valve. There may be sediment from the hot water heater clogging it too.

Posted on Mar 20, 2014

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If you haven't already I would go check all of the setting on your water heater. It is also possible that there could calcium deposits or other minerals that may be blocking your water in the pipes. I've had this issue before and I was able to flush some calcium out of the water heater and my hot water worked fine after that.

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SOURCE: low pressure and flow on hot water side of single handle faucet

It could be one of two problems, one simple, one serious.

  • Easy fix
  1. Turn off hot water angle stop under sink to faucet.
  2. Remove supply line from hot angle stop.
  3. Place end of supply line in a small bucket to catch some water.
  4. Turn on cold water for a couple of seconds and backflush debris from faucet.
  5. Reconnect supply line.
  6. Turn on angle stop and test
  • Complex fix
If you have steel pipes you may be experiencing reduced flow due to corrosion in your pipes. Reduced hot water pressure in the kitchen faucet is usually the first sign since this is the faucet that is most used in the home.

Repiping is a job for a professional. Another symptom you may need a repipe is orange colored or rusty water.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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SOURCE: Kitchen Faucet 6310 020 White - HOT WATER SIDE NOT WORKING

The faucet cartridge is more then likely blocked and the faucet will have to be disassembled in order to unblock it.
While it is disassembled you should slowly turn on the water lines to make sure the water ways in the faucet are clear. And thoroughly check the cartridge for damage. Replace if necessary.
Replacement Cartridges can be purchased at most plumbing supply houses or Big Box Stores such as Lowes or the like.

Posted on Dec 27, 2008

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SOURCE: FF-1800 HAS LOW HOT WATER PRESSURE AND DELAYED TIME TO GET HOT

Sometimes there is a lot of sediment released into the pipes (particularly hot water) when water lines are shut down and restarted as part of a remodel process.

Particularly with a pressure balanced faucet this can create all types of symptoms including those you describe...

Before you go to any expensive lengths, check any intake screens or strainers, both on the faucet and in the other components of the system. A lot of the time this will solve the problem...

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SOURCE: kitchen faucet won't turn all the way off

You need to replace the washer on the stem. It's a Delta so it's possible that you have the type where the washer is actually in the very bottom of the manifold instead of on the stem.

Posted on Apr 04, 2009

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SOURCE: Delta tub tap only cold water no hot water or pressure for shower.

take handle off and adjust the nylon set ring it is to prevent kids from getting burned and is probably set wrong youll see teeth and a pointer just pull it out a little and turn it in the oppisite direction then push back in

Posted on May 12, 2009

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It could be one of two problems, one simple, one serious.
  • Easy fix
  1. Turn off hot water angle stop under sink to faucet.
  2. Remove supply line from hot angle stop.
  3. Place end of supply line in a small bucket to catch some water.
  4. Turn on cold water for a couple of seconds and backflush debris from faucet.
  5. Reconnect supply line.
  6. Turn on angle stop and test
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Repiping is a job for a professional. Another symptom you may need a repipe is orange colored or rusty water.

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