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I've dealt with a few very similar problems. I'm not sure what you mean by very low water pressure but assuming it's not a low-flow valve the problem is a blockage between the valve and the faucet. If this happened slowly over time it's probably the result of corrosion/calcium buildup in the supply line from the valve which can be cleared with CLR or another ...


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Given all of the steps you have already done I would go the cheapest and most effective route. Get a couple gallons of muriatic acid (big box). Pour about a 1/5th of the container down the tank drain - directly. Let it sit 3-4 hours. Flush and repeat as many times as you can. You need ventilation in the room, you will not be able to use the room at ...


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Normally these are non reliving so no water leaks when the pressure changes, this may cause your pressure to shift a few psi on occasion but not more than a few psi. I am wondering if you got a reliving type regulator. These regulators release the over pressure ( normally caused by water heaters) the pressure is vented thus the leak. Most of the time a ...


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First you should determine whether the gauge itself is the source of the leak. It is common for a leak to develop at the threaded fitting or elsewhere and to run down and drip from a different low point. That type of gauge has an internal part called a Bourdon tube made of relatively thin (usually metal) material. The tube contains the process fluid (water) ...


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Since you are providing access to the backflow preventer... Since you are providing an irrigation box for the backflow preventer, which means that you can access the preventer down the road, your plan is sound as far as that goes. Note that Double Check Valve assemblies are considered testable, which means that in many jurisdictions, you will need to test ...


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Sometimes just the pressure cycling on/off is the straw that breaks the old plastic plumbing item's back. They age and get brittle.


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