Hot water faucet noise (hammer, whine), pressure drop
Posted by Ranga on February 07, 2004 at 09:57:36:

I have had this problem for a couple of months and the behavior has evolved as follows:

- the hot water faucet in my bath suddenly started making a continuous jack-hammer like noise when the water volume was turned UP. The noise would go away if the volume was turned down. This behavior continued for a month or so. Sometimes the noise was more like a whine (don't remember very well, but the hammer may have given way to a whiny noise).
- recently, the hammering noise has gone away - instead as the volume is tuned up, at some point, there is sharp thud (just once, not continuous), and immediately the volume goes down by itself.

This is a 2 year old building, middle floor in a 6 floor building, only one faucet. Any pointers will be appreciated!


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