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If you mean leaking from the tub spout I don't think that's likely. In those ceramic disc cartridge valves all the turning on and off is contained in the valve. There's no mechanical force applied to the rough-in portion to wear it out. Are you sure all the o-rings on the cartridge are in place and intact? I think your best bet would be to call American ...


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Although the faucet looks to be an older style faucet it looks to me more like a model that is currently still in production and still available. Based not only on the photo but also on the video. That faucet has a cartridge instead of a stem valve like older faucets might have. Could be as simple as something stuck in the cartridge or the cartridge has ...


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I had jumped to the conclusion that it was a water hammer effect, until I watched the video. It shows us the valve acting like a reed. I had a tub spout do this until it warmed up, also. It's possible there is air in your lines causing this, but a poorly seating valve will vibrate with either water or air. The faucet looks rather old and seams to have been ...


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Generally banging in the pipes occurs due to water hammer. This is a huge problem in large piping systems that engineers go through great lengths to avoid. The water hammer many times is experienced as you change the rate of flow (opening or closing the valve). As mentioned in the comments there are add-ons available for purchase that will stop this. For ...


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Our Ladylux café with the pullout spray exhibited the low pressure issue a few weeks ago. I ended up unscrewing the head from the metal hose and cleaning out the filter and flow rate limiter. Then, I dug through the cabinet to find the mysterious black plastic tool that came with the faucet and used it to unscrew the business end of the spray head. I ...


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A nearly-full-clogged cold water pipe. Pressure builds in time after the clog (giving the initial full blast) but it cannot sustain the flow (dropping to a trickle).


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Yes. The standard repair kit includes two small O rings (and springs) for the ball as well as two (or four) large O rings for the shaft. You're leaking from both sets of rings I think. I recommend that you also add a little silicone lube so the ball moves freely on the rings. Don't use oil or vaseline; they'll dissolve the neoprene rings. This Danco kit ...



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