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Old 06-22-2013, 12:13 PM   #1
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Low water flow

Whether we are on supplied water, or using our fresh tank and pumping, we have low flow from the sinks and the shower.

I thought with the kitchen it may be calcium build up so I changed the sink aerator. No help with that.
Not sure what else could be causing this issue.

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Old 06-22-2013, 01:09 PM   #2
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Do you have an inline water filter? Could be time to change it or remove it altogether.
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When you run the taps with the aerator removed you still don't have pressure? The little white disc in the aerator can easily get plugged but if you don't have flow with them removed its obviously not them. Time to search the hoses for kinks and pinches too
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Are your lines sucking air ? Are your values are still set to winterize ?
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Do you have an inline water filter? Could be time to change it or remove it altogether.
Took out the inline filter as soon as we got the trailer.
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Old 06-22-2013, 04:58 PM   #6
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When you run the taps with the aerator removed you still don't have pressure? The little white disc in the aerator can easily get plugged but if you don't have flow with them removed its obviously not them. Time to search the hoses for kinks and pinches too
Actually it is a bit better with the aerator removed. Just seems like one extreme to the other with and without it.
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Old 06-22-2013, 06:02 PM   #7
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I ran into this problem and it was the sediment from the zinc element in the hot water heater clogging up the valves in the kitchen sink. I replace the anode, used the wet dry vac to clean out the hot water tank (with a piece of silicone hose attached to the end of the vac to reach up into the tank) and used this as an excuse to replace the faucet with a Pfinster unit. Water flow was restored.

I took apart the old faucet and found the sediment in the valve units on the sink. I could have probable cleaned this out and been ok, but the new faucet looks nice.
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From the aerator take the little white disc a part. 2 pieces. Honestly 3 tiny pieces of grit will plug the disc.
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From the aerator take the little white disc a part. 2 pieces. Honestly 3 tiny pieces of grit will plug the disc.

This is exactly what happened to me.......low pressure, and took apart the aerator and found a tiny piece of plastic from the water line. I cleaned it out and we're all good.
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Mine is the opposite. I have great pressure to the bathroom, but very low pressure to the kitchen sink.
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