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  1. Plumbing
    Our kitchen sink faucet (Rohl R77v3) keeps having flow problems. The first time, both hot & cold water slowed to a trickle. I replaced the sink hose and the problem disappeared. A couple months later, the hot water flow became weak but cold was fine. I replaced the faucet cartridge and nothing...
  2. Plumbing
    I found this thread (diychatroom greenish-white-chunks-clogging-faucet-aerator-67652/) and wish to share my experience but that thread is too old. TL;DR: If you have small yellow green white flakes in the aerator of only one faucet that don't float and don't dissolve in vinegar after 12 hour...
  3. Plumbing
    Hello, I need to install a portable reverse osmosis water system. This requires the threading to be available inside the faucet. I looked in there using a mirror and there were no threads, but then I realized it's the remains of the aerator...the screen fell out a couple years ago. There was...
  4. Plumbing
    Hi all, I am getting my butt kicked by the aerator in my bathroom sink. I recently purchased a portable washer/dryer. I had planned on hooking it up to the bathroom faucet via a faucet-to-hose adapter and a Y-adapter for hot/cold, but I cannot remove the faucet aerator. I've tried pliers and a...
  5. Plumbing
    Hi, Our bathroom sink needs a new aerator. However, the aerator is frozen solid. I have tried using calcium and lime remover, which removed some of the calcium build up, but didn't loosen it. I've also tried WD40 and pliers, neither of which worked. Yes, I'm turning the correct direction of...
  6. Appliances
    On my Maytag LAT9700 washer (with the front panel off and the chassis-top lifted), during fill, the aerator tube leaks substantially. The washer is about 12 years old. The aerator tube (I have seen it called an "air gap fill injector tube") is located in the fill line about 9 inches before the...
  7. Plumbing
    A few weeks ago I noticed we were quickly losing water pressure at our kitchen sink. I pulled the original aerator and it was all clogged up with a turquoise colored sediment. I picked up a new aerator and all was well for a couple days. When I pulled that it too was clogged already! Today I...
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