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My water supply has little pieces of grit that clog up the strainer in the Price Pfister 548E0BK faucet. I periodically clean out the grit. Recently the water flow rate decreased, and cleaning the strainer only partially fixed the problem. I disassembled the cold water valve and remove some particles from the valve and that fixed the issue with the cold, but the hot still flowed a little slow. I disassembled the hot found a "Do Not Remove" which I ignored found and removed some particles from the valve; this solved the slow flow, but now the hot water will not stop driping. What is special about the hot water valve on this faucet and how do I stop the drip?

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'DO NOT REMOVE"! lol JUST KIDDING. >You may need to remove again to find out why the valve seat is not sealing In fact, expect that you will. The grit is white in color? did you see any special washers or seals in the DNR zone? wHEN REINSTALLING THE VALE BODY, YHE STEM SHOULD BE ALL THE WAY OPEN . cLOSE THE VALVE ONLY AFTER ALL IS IN PLACE. AND YOU NEED An INLINE STRAINER IN YOUR WATER SYSTEM.. gOOD lUCK _nED_

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