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I have a Tuscany kitchen faucet that has lost pressure after less than a year. I have cleaned all the screens and lines,bypassed the electronic controller, and still no pressure. Model 5168SS.

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: kitchen faucet , reduced water flow / pressure

Hi ssam1

I'm Harvey the Master Plumber.

You want to know if you can fix a sudden low volume /pressure delivery problem on an American Standard model AS4205100 H7, one hole / single lever with pullout spray And is it fixable by owner?

Yes and maybe!

All plumbing systems are plauged with debrie buildup. Every time you turn on a faucet the water starts moving and will bring bits of debrie up from the water main or well. Most are small and will pass through to be caught by the screen in the aireator. Sometimes a relatively large piece comes along and dosen't make it through to the screen. It is stuck in the body of the valve.
Fixing takes a little mechanical ability.
First, turn off the water to the faucet in question. Then carefully disasemble paying close attention to the order of disasembly so you can reverse the order when putting back together. As each part is removed inspect it for that troublesome bit. I find that a little bit of wire or a paper clip is helpfull. Carefully reasemble. If the volume is still low then you missed finding that bit. Try again or call in a local pro.

Feel free contact me again!
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Thank you,
Harvey your Master Plumber

Posted on Sep 10, 2008

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SOURCE: Loss of pressure in kitchen faucet - Price Pfister

Your problem is a simple one.

  1. Turn off water to faucet.
  2. Place a towel(s) in the base of the sink(s) to prevent any parts from going down drain.
  3. Remove the handle to the faucet. (single handle only)
  4. If not a single handle then remove spout from faucet.
  5. If a single handle remove cap carefully and any loose parts.
  6. Gently turn spout side to side while lifting to remove.
  7. You will see a hole with a very small valve where the water comes out to the spout on the base of the faucet.
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  1. Remove this valve (which is a backflow preventer) and replace.
  2. Reassemble and test.
Problem solved.

Posted on Dec 05, 2008

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Anonymous

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SOURCE: side spray has very low pressure

Disassemble the sprayer and remove the dirt and dibri gathered inside.

Reassemble.

Has the water been turned off to that faucet, or the entire home recently? If yes, it probably loosened sediment in the pipes and its clogging the sprayer.

Posted on Dec 06, 2008

Bill Johnson

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SOURCE: I have purchased a Tuscany Brass kitchen faucet

if i remember correct this connection is plastic to plastic,if this connection is broken you must replace the hose and the head.i hope this helps.good luck with you project.

Posted on Jul 31, 2009

mike_49

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SOURCE: I have the model 470

Contact Delta at 800-345-3358 and ask for replacement parts. With the lifetime warranty Delta customer service was awesome and sent out parts I needed to fix this same faucet.

Posted on Jan 12, 2011

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