Go Back   DIY Chatroom Home Improvement Forum > Home Improvement > Plumbing

CLICK HERE AND JOIN OUR COMMUNITY TODAY...IT'S FREE!

Reply
 
Thread Tools Search this Thread Display Modes
Old 04-11-2012, 07:40 AM   #1
Member
 
Join Date: Feb 2008
Posts: 35
Share |
Default

Faulty Faucet?


Good morning,

I changed out a faucet several days ago. The hot water side of the new faucet runs very slowly, as compared to the old faucet. The cold water side is fine. The new faucet is a Glacier Bay which uses cartridges to regulate water output. Suspecting the cartridge to be defective, Glacier Bay sent me a new cartridge. After installing the new cartridge, the water output is exactly the same. I've checked the hot water service to the faucet and everything seems to be fine.

Before I remove the faucet to check for an obstruction between the cartridge and the spout (unlikely?), I thought that I'd post this to see whether anyone has had experience with this type of problem.

Any ideas?

Thank you,

DJ

dwlodyka is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 04-11-2012, 07:53 AM   #2
Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2011
Location: Hartfield VA
Posts: 25,867
Default

Faulty Faucet?


Shut the water off to the hot side, disconnect it from under the faucet. Set a bucket under the sink and turn the water back on to check water flow.

The faucet you bought is the lowest of the lower priced faucets. I've seen lots of people on other DIY sites have the same problum with that brand.
I tryed using them in a rental and had to replace all of them because of leaks and the finish failing within a few years.

joecaption is online now   Reply With Quote
Reply


Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Pressure Change on Outdoor Faucet mrhudock Plumbing 0 04-11-2011 09:34 PM
unable to stop leaky kitchen faucet w/ new valve diy888 Plumbing 0 02-27-2011 08:45 AM
Selecting a New Kitchen Faucet klumbsy Kitchen & Bath Remodeling 4 02-25-2011 08:29 AM
Ice in Cover over Exterior Faucet SPetty General DIY Discussions 13 01-11-2010 03:32 PM
Washing Machine Faucet handy man88 Plumbing 5 03-23-2009 01:25 PM




Top of Page | View New Posts

Copyright © 2003-2014 Escalate Media. All Rights Reserved.