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Hi all...ok again can not figure this one out...I am in a camp ground parked for 3 yrs. I am hooked up to the water here I have been having a problem for a few months now.
I barley have any water coming through the kitchen as of today it is literally a single drip. Water in bath and shower are full pressure/flow.
I have checked numerous times is there a leak. Not one that I can see. I do not know how to follow the line as it winds under the styrafoam thing that holds hot water.
the thing is it has been sparatic until yesterday...meaning sometimes it would be more flow pressure more than a trickle. It seemed to be at different times of the day. So if there is something clogging the line why would that be?. I have taken off the cap screen etc in kitchen faucet cleaned that all that is not it. We do have horrible water here. But again why would it only be sometimes and not at others?
I do not have a compressor nor do I know how to blow out the lines...If I had a compressor or help to do so how would I blow out just the kitchen line is that what I need to do? My lines are all the white flexible rubber type.
this is also on both hot and cold I just don't get it can someone give me anything to try??? Ideas what the hell is going on here?

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Posted: 11/25/19 06:47am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

on the end of the faucet spout there could be a screen, un screw the end throw it away. your pressure should return. the screen gets clogged up with rust etc.

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No I have already cleaned that all out several times that is not it.

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Since it is both hot and cold acting the same, the faucet is the obvious common denominator. Check supply flow into faucet, remove faucet and check for other internal clogs, and replace faucet would be my second options after the screen.


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Posted: 11/25/19 07:51am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

If it's a single handle faucet you may need to replace the cartridge inside. When I encounter similar issues in my rig rather than mess with the cartridge I just replaced the faucet - there very inexpensive on Amazon.


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midnightsadie wrote:

on the end of the faucet spout there could be a screen, un screw the end throw it away. your pressure should return. the screen gets clogged up with rust etc.


First post he said "I have taken off the cap screen etc in kitchen faucet cleaned"

Replace the faucet, or rebuild it.


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the faucet is the type that has a detachable head with a long hose that can be used for spraying I have no idea if there is a cartridge in it......I do not know how to do all that sorry guys single lady here...somewhat mechanically inclined
[emoticon] but hummmm not sure about replacing a faucet...

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debili wrote:

the faucet is the type that has a detachable head with a long hose that can be used for spraying I have no idea if there is a cartridge in it......I do not know how to do all that sorry guys single lady here...somewhat mechanically inclined
[emoticon] but hummmm not sure about replacing a faucet...


Under the sink there will be lines that connect to the faucet. There should be a connection that can be unscrewed. You might need a wrench or pliers to get it loose. First turn off your water coming into the camper. Then disconnect one of the lines to the faucet. Here is where it gets tricky. You will need a helper to slowly turn on (and off when you tell them to) the water outside while you direct that line into a bucket. If you have good pressure flowing into your bucket, the problem is your faucet. If you do not have good pressure, you are going to need more help troubleshooting than I can provide on here.


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If I had a helper that would be great lolol...I do not have a helper...not today anyway
ok I have talked to owner here asked him to have one of the guys come and check it out for me today...we will see if he actually follows through...
it is so tight under that sink and I do not have proper tools the guy said he thinks it needs to be blown out from the inside...I don't know!
thanks for everyone's help if he doesn't show I will be back
Thanks Deb
maybe I can try it by myself anyway

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No need to go under the sink. The cartrage is accessible from the top side. Youtube is your friend.


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