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Low pressure from pull-out spray

I too have the Hamat Everest single-handle faucet. In the last few months, I experienced a considerable reduction in the water pressure from the handle. Once removed from the hose, and cleaned out, there was slight improvement, but not enough to be noticable. I've narrowed the problem down to the spray handle/handset which has a water control bobbin at its base (by the way, the same control is at the base of the extension hose). That seems to be the problem, but I too don't know how to correct it. I was thinking of getting a replacement handle, but don't know if it'll work since the model is an older one.

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    Carlene Domangue Jan 30, 2014

    How do you remove the bobbins? I am having the same problem. Is there a schematic for this spray handle?

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You may try and remove one of the bobbins and see if this helps any.

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