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I open the faucet and no water comes out. I close it and wait I hear a pop then I turn the water on and it comes out.

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Look at washer issues in the shut off valve before the faucet. these have washers that stick and block flow. If not, you have to remove the faucet and disassemble, looking for particulate matter, but your description sounds like cut off valve issue, pretty common.

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  • waterman23 Oct 10, 2010

    thank you Guru for your help I'LL try that

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