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WHEN WASHING WITH COLD WATER, AFTER A WHILE THE WATER PRESSURE REALLY SLOWS DOWN. I HAVE TO TURN THE FAUCET COMPLETELY OFF, THEN BACK ON AGAIN TO GET FULL WATER PRESSURE. I USE A BOILER DRAIN TYPE FAUCET AND HAVE ALREADY REPLACED IT AND THE COLD WATER HOSE, SO THE PROBLEM MUST BE IN THE MACHINE . HOPE YOU CAN HELP ME, THANKS FOR READING ABOUT MY PROBLEM.

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Try and remove the water hoses and make sure there is no sediment build up in the screens to the fill valve.if things are clean then the best thing to do is replace the water valves

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Faucet water pressure is usually a function of the city's pressure to your house. At the time of the failure, please check other faucets, or ask a neighbor if they have the same problem.
Turning the faucet off allows the pressure to build back up, but does not fix the problem.
I have seen new construction sap water pressure as they load their water trucks often leaving whole areas without pressure.

Posted on Sep 27, 2010

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