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Old 01-17-2010, 07:03 AM   #1
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I have a faucet that went bad overnight! The HOT side has 0 water pressure, it's literally dripping out of the tap. Of course it's the kitchen faucet so I really need to fix it.

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Old 01-17-2010, 08:04 AM   #2
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Being that you are in cold country, I'd go with a frozen supply line first. I don't know your set up but I'd follow the supply line back to its beginning. Usually its the cold line that freezes first but its possible that there is a cold draft blowing on the line.

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Old 01-17-2010, 08:31 AM   #3
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I realize I left out some important info. I just figured it was the faucet so I replaced it and everything worked fine. I turned it on again last night and it was back to 0 pressure but the cold is perfectly fine.
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IF I'm reading correctly, you had a faucet that the HOT water would not flow from, but the COLD water would. Then--you replaced the faucet and everything worked fine, but--later the HOT water would not work again and the COLD water would. I'm missing something here: In the time interval from when you changed out the faucet until you realized that you did not have HOT water, was there another episode of very cold weather? I'm with "Dude" on this one. I'm thinking you have a supply line which is close to an outside wall and gets cold enough overnight to develop an "ice plug" within the supply line. Have you left the HOT water side of the faucet ON, just a little during the day to see if it just may to start to run on it's own? We used to live in a house that would do just this when it would get cold enough. The HOT water line to the kitchen would freeze at night, not the COLD water. By leaving the HOT water open, just a little, it would start to run about mid-morning. Good Luck,David
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Old 01-17-2010, 05:34 PM   #5
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2 handle sink? did you check shut off valve for faucet to see if it was plugged?
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