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Triton as2000 xt .i have water pressure at shower inlet pipes but when commissioning i only get a trickle of water at shower outlet

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You might have clog in water lines.
If shower is only place where low pressure exists, then clog is probably at shower valve.
Disassemble valve and see if clog will flush out.
From there, you have to keep moving back along cold water line looking for pipe filled with sediment or elbow that has obstruction.

If pressure problem is bad at every cold tap, but doesn't affect Hot water, then clog is inside Cold line somewhere after water heater connects to cold line.
Buy a pressure gauge that connects to water hose.
Buy adapter that also fits pipe thread.
For example Brady BTG 100.
Test outdoor spigot for baseline pressure.
Open cold tap inside house and see how much pressure drops.
Close cold line and open hot tap and see how much pressure drops.

Next, move pressure gauge along cold water line.
Take apart pipes and inspect for obstruction at elbow or pipes filled with sediment.
Look for any place galvanized pipe connects to copper pipe, since this will be likely place for obstruction because of bi-metal corrosion.

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My water heater has three water connections on the top of it one has a C for cold is that a inlet or outlet ? IT'S THE COLD INLET. The other spot has a H for hot is that a inlet or outlet ? IT'S THE HOT OUTLET. And the other one is not marked what is that one for and is it a inlet or outlet ? please email me at nsjuby@yahoo.com. The last one is a pressure release valve that lets off excessive pressure when the temperature goes too high in the unit. When you install the heater, it should be installed into the drain pan that existed before or into a new one. You should also install a drain pipe from the valve to that drain pan, or into the drainage system for the house. This may depend on the codes where you live. Also install a good quality shut off valve on the inlet side for emergencies. A Ball type is good. Hope this helps,
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If not:>>>>>>>>>> disconnect water heater inlet -you may find part of the flex washer stuck into the inlet nipple. Or dip tube may have disintegrated and be plugging outlet nipple, if you have the energy saving nipples the ball can jam debris in the nipple.
If water does blast into bucket >>>>>>>>>>>> Then the problem is farther down the line, maybe bad mixing valve. disconnect mixing valve outlet and use a garden hose to backflush through mixing valve with bucket under hot pipe disconnected from water heater. If flow through valve is restricted, replace valve.

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