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I had a similar issue, my hot water worked fine but no cold water. After checking everything I realized that I had installed new stainless steel flex hoses by Watts called "Flood Safe" a few years ago. These hoses have a built in valve closing activation mechanism for when the flow increases above 3.5 GPM, they close to avoid flooding thinking that the hose busted (nice feature). In my case I had had hot water heater issues where I cut off the water supply to my house draining back the lines to make repairs, after reopening the main valve, the lines became air born to where I had to bleed the air out through each faucet etc.. well I guess the force of the air/water mixed falsely activated the new "Flood Safe" hoses to close on the cold side only. I did not realize this until I was checking for blockage at the filters, screens etc.. when I saw the tags on the hoses. Duh! I just followed the instructions to reset. All okay now.

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