No flow to faucet after pipe repair

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by bigbucky, Jun 7, 2014.

  1. bigbucky

    bigbucky New Member

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    I replaced a leaking section of copper pipe in my garage and now I am getting very low flow to a faucet in the kitchen. Barely more than a dribble. Is this due to trapped air? If so, why is it only affecting one faucet on this line?
     
  2. Reach4

    Reach4 Well-Known Member

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    It is not trapped air.

    Does this problem only apply to hot or cold? If both, maybe the aerator is clogged. I am wondering if something is clogging a pipe or faucet.
     
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  4. bigbucky

    bigbucky New Member

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    thanks you were right. There was an inlet screen on the pulldown faucet that had some debris in it. Not that much, but when I cleaned it out it works good as new.

    Here's the beautiful piece of plumbing I replaced.

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