Hot water tap running slow

29 Sep 2009
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United Kingdom
This has just started all of a sudden, checked the tap was fully opening changed the tap gland and still not any better the basin tap runs fine with good pressure so does all the other hot water taps :confused:
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check inside the tap in case something is blocking it, had a piece of insulation from the cylinder block a tap once, a tiny bit of insulation had found its way to the tap and blocked it, when you turned the water off it dropped down and it was a pig to suss out and then get out, if the water is not too hot you could get an able assistant, turn off the hot water, strip the tap and get your assistant to turn the water back on, while you hold your hand over the opening at the top of the tap, you might get a bit wet but as long as the assistant is quick enough turning off the water if you cant hold it etc you should be fine, jobs like that are good for the old ticker as well :LOL:

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