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I have a Grundfos Comfort System. At the tap farthest from the hot water tank, I get a tremendous amount of grainy residue from the tap. No other taps have the residu. I've replaced teh water softener, the hot water tank and I added a whole house cartidge water filter. The only thing left is the Grundfos system. Any ideas? .

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Sounds like you have sediment built up in the pipes, and maybe the furthest faucet is the gathering place.
Take off each shut-off valve at furthest faucet and connect a water hose that flows into nearby toilet bowl.
You can buy garden-hose-to-1/2-pipe adapter at hardware.
Open water so it flushes the line into toilet bowl.
Then clean out valves and reassemble shut-offs and grundfos connection.
Remove faucet aerator and flush line up to faucet.
Install new aerator.

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