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Old 02-14-2012, 06:49 PM   #1
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... but some days it is fine others it is not. No one is working on the lines. I don't remember what faucet we have, but it looks like this one:
American Standard Olvera Chrome 1-Handle Pull-Down Kitchen Faucet
The head can twist to have it spray or come out normal. There is a union like connection for the hose that hooks up to the faucet under the sink. I have disconnected it and back flushed the water. Good pressure. There is something that cannot come out, so I can't clean the hose properly.

Does anyone have any other ideas, shy of buying a new faucet? Pressure is fine EVERYWHERE else in the house.

Thank you in advance.

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Old 02-14-2012, 11:04 PM   #2
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try the aireator "not sure how to spell it" the screen where the water comes out of faucet some times it gets clogged might need special key to remove or it could be where hose connects to pull out sprayer on screw there and see how pressure is

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Old 02-15-2012, 05:41 AM   #3
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Well, it has an aerator, but if there is a way to take it off, I do not see how. The faucet head is for spraying and regular water, so it has the spray nozzles and the regular all in one, with the regular in the middle with no way to remove it. I tried to pry it out, but I was about to ruin it. I am trying again by soaking it in vinegar. I am thinking a new hose line, new head, or new faucet which sucks, cause I bought this about 2 years ago.
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Well, it has an aerator, but if there is a way to take it off, I do not see how. The faucet head is for spraying and regular water, so it has the spray nozzles and the regular all in one, with the regular in the middle with no way to remove it. I tried to pry it out, but I was about to ruin it. I am trying again by soaking it in vinegar. I am thinking a new hose line, new head, or new faucet which sucks, cause I bought this about 2 years ago.
some of those use a plastic tool to remove the areator...
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that key usually had a clip on it to connect to supply line under sink are you lucky enough that it is connected to one of them you might be able to use a internal or external snap ring pliers and put in notches and unscrew it to remove aireator
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I did not get a key with this faucet, so I cannot take the screen out. Guess I go key shopping today.

Thanks for everyone's help.

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