White plastic debris plugging faucet. Bad dip tube

Discussion in 'Plumbing Forum, Professional & DIY Advice' started by cbs1, Sep 18, 2006.

  1. cbs1

    cbs1 New Member

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    There was a thread on this subject back in 2004, did anybody ever figure out where this debris was coming from?, I have the same problem - only in the hot water line and only in the kitchen faucet.
  2. plumber1

    plumber1 Plumber

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    first guess is your dip tube, it takes cold water to near the bottom of the w/h. its probably deteriorating and needs to be replaced.

    Or it's the mag. rod deteriorating and it needs replacing. I wouldn't replace it if your heater is very old. I would just plug the hole.
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