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Old 10-02-2011, 08:18 PM   #1
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Installed water line from street to house. We bought the house from on-line auction. someone stole the plumbing. All I have hooked up right now is line from the street to the shower/tub and toilet in 1 bathroom. Also, not hooked up to a waterheater so no hot water. When I run the tub (just cold line hooked up) it just a slow stream. Will this get better when I hook everything up through a water heater, etc? When lines are not connected I have great water flow. When I connect, it barely runs from the tub faucet.

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Old 10-02-2011, 08:29 PM   #2
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Installed water line from street to house. We bought the house from on-line auction. someone stole the plumbing. All I have hooked up right now is line from the street to the shower/tub and toilet in 1 bathroom
So you installed new plumbing to the bathroom?

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When I run the tub (just cold line hooked up) it just a slow stream. Will this get better when I hook everything up through a water heater, etc?
Why would it get better?

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When lines are not connected I have great water flow. When I connect, it barely runs from the tub faucet.
When not connected where are you getting the great flow from?

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What lines are not connected to give you a good flow? What is still connected from which the good flow comes out of?
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On line auction does not sound like it flows
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When I run the tub (just cold line hooked up) it just a slow stream. Will this get better when I hook everything up through a water heater, etc? When lines are not connected I have great water flow. When I connect, it barely runs from the tub faucet.

Sounds to me like your shower/tub valve is clogged up. Pull the cartridge & clean or replace. Also run the water with the cartridge out which might dislodge some debris/sediment.

What is the pressure into the house?
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What kind of shower valve do you have?

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