Question about Plumbing
Following a change of carbon filters there is a vacuum creating a sucking sound at the back side of the r/o faucet base. when the weep hole is covered the sound is heard at the point where the flexible r/o line connects to the plumbing of sink drain. what I source of the vacuum?
Water flowing past a hole (or connection) in a pipe will cause a vacuum at that connection. Is there water flowing anywhere else in the system?
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Posted on Jan 02, 2017
Your problem is a simple one.
Posted on Dec 05, 2008
It could be one of two problems, one simple, one serious.
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
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
I have the same problem. The part that is needed is found with a simple Google search for "Delta Waterfall RP22934 O-Rings"
Simply Slide the collar up at the base of the spout where it swivels.
Gently open the now exposed split plastic retainer so that the tabs near the bottom are pulled from their holes.
Lift the spout off the base to expose the o-rings.
Replace with the new o-rings and apply o-ring grease.
Re-assemble and enjoy a dry sink area.
Posted on May 23, 2009
Bear with me. The hole is not a weep hole, but a drain. When you shut the valve off, the water in the pipe should drain out this hole so the pipe doesn't freeze. When you lift the handle the rod in the center of the pipe raises a hard rubber bulb that lets the water flow and covers the drain hole so it doesn't run water all the time. To service the valve shut the water off, take the handle pivot bolt out. Loosen the packing nut in the center over the pipe, screw it out, lift the guts, - handle, rod and nut, out of the pipe, now you can see the rubber bulb. Screw it off and go to a good plumbing shop or plumbing supply. Replace the bulb and put it back together. The nut in the center tightens a packing to keep water from leaking around the rod. Too tight and it is too stiff. Too loose and it will leak. Also, where the center rod meets the handle there is an adjustment that allows you to lengthen the rod a little so the bulb is pushed down a little more. Maybe this is all you need. Anyway, you just got the whole load of hay. You can also screw the top part off the pipe and you don't have to disassemble the head. Put gravel around the bottom so when the pipe drains the water can get out. Don't leave a hose connected when it needs to drain.
Posted on Jun 09, 2009
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