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rmh218 10-30-2006 09:17 PM

No water from kitchen facuett
I get no water from my kitchen faucet, but the sprayer works fine. What could the problem be?

Ron The Plumber 10-31-2006 02:19 AM

Check areator of the front of the spout, remove it, turn on faucet, if good flow, then clean this out.

rmh218 10-31-2006 09:03 AM

I tried that when the flow was low now I get no water at all. Only way to get water is through spayer. Should I change faucet? Or could there be another cause/solution?

Double A 10-31-2006 11:49 AM

What type or brand of faucet is it?

I suspect you have a damaged diverter or debris caught in the diverter pathway.

majakdragon 10-31-2006 12:53 PM

I am guessing that you have a single handled faucet. These usually have a cartridge in them that can get clogged or "O" rings go bad. Remove the cartridge (after turning off the water supply valves) And check it. Make sure to note the orientation of the cartrige before you remove it (maybe even mark the top center with a magic marker). Some can be installed reversed and will not work.

rmh218 11-01-2006 10:01 PM

Faucet type is Glacier Bay
It is a Glacier Bay faucet. Is this a good brand? It came with the house.

Ron The Plumber 11-01-2006 10:13 PM

Glacier Bay is a cheap thow-away faucet, I recommend getting a quality facet, like AM/Std or Moen faucet, one you can depend on.

Double A 11-02-2006 10:37 AM

Glacier Bay is the Home Depot house brand. You know, the ones that are sold off of the pallet displays in the middle of the plumbing aisle?

They are considered disposable. Replace the faucet. Moen, American Standard, Kohler, Delta, Gerber... they all make good faucets that you can get repair parts for.


majakdragon 11-02-2006 04:33 PM

I agree with Ron and Double A. Most people don't think about replacements parts that may be needed down the road. If you stick with the "name" brands, you can usually find any parts you may need.

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