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No water pressure for hot or cold for new faucet just installed

Is there something to increase water pressure

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Have just installed a Pfister F-8H6-85 and have similar issues with low water pressure. The unit I replaced had fine pressure. Spoke with Price Pfister and their sending me a replacement diverter valve as well as new hot and cold stem valves. We'll see.

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