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Remove all the faucet aerators and flush the system for at least 2-3 minutes. Try not to turn the faucet valves off too hard until you flush the system so you don't embed grit into any faucet washers or washerless valves.

Clean the debris from all aerators. Flush all toilets at least 10 times and check for any debris in the toilet tanks. Clean out as needed.

If you have outdoor spigots, flush those as well.

You could consider adding an inlet strainer to your water supply piping, especially if you are on a well, private or public.

Plumbing | Answered 4 hours ago


It could be a star screw head

Toto Plumbing | Answered 18 hours ago


ever look under the unit to see what is there ?

Toto Plumbing | Answered 22 hours ago


vinegar and old toothbrush to work it in the threads. let sit for a few minutes. repeat.
keep trying gently.
try tightening it a TINY bit before unscrewing.
vise-grips with rag wrapped around.

Jado Plumbing | Answered Yesterday


Shut off everything.
shut off tank.
open hose bib directly supplied by well.
do math.
use stopwatch and 5 gal bucket and google to find out your GPM.
compare it with prior year or well driller info.
also talk to your neighbor and find out his new GPM

Plumbing | Answered Yesterday


the swivel on any tap has an "O" ring or seal at either side of the outlet into the arm
Any leaks from this area indicate a ring/seal failure

Kohler... | Answered 2 days ago


Try cleaning out the aerator assembly. Not totally familiar with model but the cap end of he gooseneck should unscrew or you may have a screw in insert. If cap unscrews, carefully try to remove the screen and flow reduction insert and clean thoroughly and replace. If cap end does not unscrew look at head where water would normally come out. If notice raised ribs and notches see if you can use a straight edge to un screw the aerator. They make special wrenches but I can remove mine with a butter knife edge. If you get water with aerator removed it's definitely clogged up. I've bet this is the case as sprayer and spout are typically ported from same point in faucet assembly. I had a tennants garden tub faucet that did the same thing and the aerator on the spout was clogged with trash.

Whitehaus... | Answered 2 days ago


Blocked inside the tap on hot waterside could be some packing in there

Plumbing | Answered 2 days ago


it probably ran low on oil and broke the pistons connecting rod.

Briggs Stratton... | Answered 3 days ago


If detergent and scrubbing is not working try a solvent ... but if that does work directly on the stain go the next step and create a poultice by saturating an absorptive material (such as kitty litter or sawdust) with a strong solvent (acetone, xylene, lacquer thinner, or MEK) and then smearing the material over the stain. Cover the poultice with plastic, and let the process of osmosis take over. The solvent will break down the oil, and the absorptive material will suck it out of the concrete. Part of the challenge with oil related stains in concrete is that the material has migrated below the surface into the concrete. The poultice process does takes time and may not be cost-effective or practical for removing large stains.

Plumbing | Answered 3 days ago


no problems as long as they are operational

Simer 3075SS... | Answered 3 days ago


kohler bancroft is the sink manufacturer, not the faucet mfgr. do you have a clue what faucet mfgr it might be?

Kohler... | Answered 3 days ago


Appears you have a blockage in the hose itself.
Remove and use a piece of wire to clear the blockage.

Rohl Plumbing | Answered on Jan 14, 2018


Replace the seal

Karcher Plumbing | Answered on Jan 14, 2018

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