Re: Air in pipes??
Posted by e-plumber on March 12, 2004 at 17:06:52:
In response to Re: Air in pipes??
: I have a home built in 1923 and all of the plumbing has been updated (probably around the mid 80s). Frequently, when I turn on the fawcet in my kitchen sink, it spits and sputters. Sometimes if I shut it off, the pressure comes back, where other times the water will completely stop flowing and won't flow again for as long as 30 minutes. I don't have the problem anywhere else in the house, just when I use the water in the kitchen sink. Could this be related to the pipes under the sink instead of air in the pipes? Thanks

It may not be air in the lines but the faucet diverter sticking. If you have a pull out spray hose on the side of the faucet, the diverter most likley located under the faucet spout. It could be defective in need of replacement, the faucet will operate if you remove the diverter until you can get an exact replacement.
Good Luck. e-plumbetr

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