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Your pipes probably have a lot of corrosion built up inside them. It's most likely that a piece of this corrosion became dislodged and is clogging the line going to the affected faucet somewhere.

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Q: What is the cause and solution if you just put a new hot water heater in your house two weeks ago and just today the hot water pressure dropped in the faucet farthest from the tank?
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