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Troubleshooting Q04 Little water is coming out of the faucet. The tank is heavy and appears full of water, but the stream turns very weak after a few seconds. What is wrong?
Last Updated 2 years ago

If there is no change in the supply water pressure, the problem is very likely from the tank. It could be due to low tank pressure or a broken bladder. Perform the following steps first:

  • Shut off the main water supply.
  • Put a bucket under the tank and remove tank by disconnecting the ball valve.
  • Dump the water from the tank by turning it upside down (through the top stem). You may add air from the front valve to help empty the water.
  • Use a gauge at the front air valve to check tank pressure. It should be within 7-10 PSI. If too low, you can use a bicycle pump to add more pressure to the tank.
  • Re-connect tank to the system and turn on the water supply.

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