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Old 12-29-2011, 02:45 PM   #1
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Hot water from cold water pipe!!


Hi guys, answer seems simple but the problem is as soon as I open the hot water tap the warm water come out fine in the sink.
However, the cold water from the mains is not connected to the cold water tap. So as soon as I close the hot water tap off and then turn on the cold water tap hot water comes out of the unconnected cold water pipe under the sink

I don't understand the logic. Is there a problem with tap?? Not sure but would really appreciate some advice on this and help mum having a waterlogged kitchen. Thx

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Old 12-29-2011, 03:01 PM   #2
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1. Don't turn on the cold water valve.

Or 2. Connect the cold water valve.

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I can't really figure out what you are trying to say, but if I read that right, the only pipe tied to the set of taps is the HW, if that is correct the only way to fix this is to tie the CW to the CW tap.

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Ok guys let me try connecting the cold water feed pipe to the cold water tap connection.

Let me see what results I get and I will come back to you

Thx for the help. Appreciated
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Ok guys let me try connecting the cold water feed pipe to the cold water tap connection.

Let me see what results I get and I will come back to you

Thx for the help. Appreciated
a faucet will back feed through it self if only one side is hooked up...how do you think you mix hot and cold to a desired tempeture....
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Thanks guys for the help. I finally got the taps to work without any leaks
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Man I would have loved getting an hour for this one.

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