Question about Kohler Model 10433: Fort® Single-control Pullout Kitchen Sink Faucet Wi...

1 Answer

I installed the faucet a couple of days ago and everything worked great. last night suddenly the hot water stopped working. The hot water supply is working. What could have happened.

Posted by on

Ad

1 Answer

  • Level 3:

    An expert who has achieved level 3 by getting 1000 points

    Superstar:

    An expert that got 20 achievements.

    All-Star:

    An expert that got 10 achievements.

    MVP:

    An expert that got 5 achievements.

  • Master
  • 5,603 Answers

The usual cause is contamination of the valve. When connections are made, often it loosens debris. Also excess things like teflon tape can block the valve.

As a POSSIBLE quick fix, close the hot water stop. Remove the hot water hose from it and put it in a bucket to catch the water,

Now block the output spout of the faucet and open the faucet in center position. This SHOULD drive some cold water backwards through the hot hose you have taken off. This should blow out any debris.

Note: Occasionally when new faucets are installed, the initial surge can bring up LARGE debris into the stop valve on the wall where it actually blocks the water at the stop valve on the wall. These often require turning off the building water and cleaning the stop valve.

Posted on Aug 04, 2010

Ad

1 Suggested Answer

6ya6ya
  • 2 Answers

SOURCE: I have freestanding Series 8 dishwasher. Lately during the filling cycle water hammer is occurring. How can this be resolved

Hi,
a 6ya expert can help you resolve that issue over the phone in a minute or two.
best thing about this new service is that you are never placed on hold and get to talk to real repairmen in the US.
the service is completely free and covers almost anything you can think of (from cars to computers, handyman, and even drones).
click here to download the app (for users in the US for now) and get all the help you need.
goodluck!

Posted on Jan 02, 2017

Ad

Add Your Answer

Uploading: 0%

my-video-file.mp4

Complete. Click "Add" to insert your video. Add

×

Loading...
Loading...

Related Questions:

1 Answer

No hot water from kitchen tap


The hot side of the faucet is most likely plugged with something that came up thru the water system. The average thankless waterheater requires at least 1/2 to 3/4 gpm flow rate for the unit to sense flow and turn on. If there is not enough flow it will not fire and heat the water. Not sure about this particular unit but a few require at least one full gallon per minute flow. So chances are that if you fix the faucet, you fix the hot water issue at the same time

Jan 09, 2014 | Rinnai Water Heaters

1 Answer

Hot water will not work in kitchen


leave the cabinet doors open at night . place an electric heater in front of them an leave water turned on a little

Jan 06, 2014 | American Standard Plumbing

1 Answer

We purchased an American Standard kitchen faucet model 4040 an couple of years ago. Worked great after installation, but not long after water just started coming out, both hot and cold, at a trickle. We...


I had the same problem. You need a "diverter" (044264-0070A). It's available directly from American Standard at no charge. Lifetime guarantee! Phone: 1-800-442-1902.

Aug 15, 2010 | American Standard Kitchen Faucet 6310 020...

2 Answers

No cold water


Anti Scald Valves have an adjustment under the handle (remove handle) to allow so much hot water in no matter how far handle is turned. Its possible that the adjustment is set to allow only hot water in, this of course defeats the purpose of anti-scalding. Check to see if you can adjust this back. Good Luck have a Great Day. Please give a 4 THUMBS UP if this free answer was of any help.

Apr 01, 2010 | Ldr Industries 520 1300C ADJUSTABLE SHOWER...

1 Answer

My heater stops working in the middle of the night. I have to get up to re set it but it turns off by the time i get back to bed. By 10 AM it starts working again on its own. its done this for 2 years and...


the Model number you gave is for a Shower Head what do you mean it doesnt heat... it only conrtols the water temp by BALANCING the hot and cold water inlets does NOT heat anything if your water is cold then check another PLAIN faucet to see if your water is the same temp( cold) if it is the hot water from water HEATER is cold nothing to do with faucets

Nov 22, 2009 | Kohler K-T462-X4V-CP Memoirs Rite-Temp...

1 Answer

Hot water stopped working Cold is OK


may be the new facuet see if the hose is clogged detach it from the sink turn on the water and see if it comes out into a bucket if it does than its your new facuet

May 12, 2009 | Plumbing

2 Answers

The hot water stops coming out of faucet


if this is the faucet in picture, turn off water, pull out cartridge and inspect for any debris in cartridge or valve body, if not, turn on hot water to see if water is getting through valve body. May have kinked line or debris from or in angle stop line.

Apr 12, 2009 | American Standard Kitchen Faucet 6310 020...

1 Answer

Kitchen Faucet 6310 020 White - HOT WATER SIDE NOT WORKING


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.

Dec 19, 2008 | American Standard Kitchen Faucet 6310 020...

1 Answer

Two handled faucet not working


could be 1 or 2 things either an air lock or a valve is blocked

Nov 18, 2008 | Plumbing

2 Answers

Low pressure and flow on hot water side of single handle faucet


It could be one of two problems, one simple, one serious.
  • Easy fix
  1. Turn off hot water angle stop under sink to faucet.
  2. Remove supply line from hot angle stop.
  3. Place end of supply line in a small bucket to catch some water.
  4. Turn on cold water for a couple of seconds and backflush debris from faucet.
  5. Reconnect supply line.
  6. Turn on angle stop and test
  • Complex fix
If you have steel pipes you may be experiencing reduced flow due to corrosion in your pipes. Reduced hot water pressure in the kitchen faucet is usually the first sign since this is the faucet that is most used in the home.

Repiping is a job for a professional. Another symptom you may need a repipe is orange colored or rusty water.

Nov 14, 2008 | Delta Faucet Plumbing

Not finding what you are looking for?
Kohler Model 10433: Fort® Single-control Pullout Kitchen Sink Faucet Wi... Logo

Related Topics:

72 people viewed this question

Ask a Question

Usually answered in minutes!

Top Kohler Plumbing Experts

Mike

Level 3 Expert

4339 Answers

Donni Steen

Level 3 Expert

659 Answers

Brad Brown

Level 3 Expert

15628 Answers

Are you a Kohler Plumbing Expert? Answer questions, earn points and help others

Answer questions

Manuals & User Guides

Loading...