When turning your 1 handle tub and shower faucet on past the cold setting towards the hot faucet makes very loud vibrating noises and shuts off water flow it is a baypointe brand?

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It sounds like there is air and/or dirt in the lines, I suggest calling a plumber.
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Why would the hot water side of the bath tub faucet cause the water line to vibrate when turned partially on?

Answer . If you have the old style seats and washers type shower valve, the water is trying to squeeze between the seat and the washer. If it was air, it would whistle. Water hammers. Usually high pressure contributes to this effect. The only way to solve this problem is to replace your shower valv ( Full Answer )

Why does hot water coming from a faucet have a different pitch noise than cold water coming from a faucet at the same pressure?

Water Pressure . Here is what Contributors had to report on water pressure sounds:. First, the temperature of the water affects the internal diameter of the faucet and faucet neck where the water is delivered. Hot water coming through the faucet neck will cause inward expansion, parially closing ( Full Answer )

What would be the cause of no flow of hot water to the shower via the head and faucet when cold water flows to the faucet?

Answer It could be a blocked pipe or a damaged valve. Do you get hot water in other areas of the house? If not, check the valve on the water heater. If other parts of the house get hot water, replace the hot water valve assembly or repair the hot water valve. If you have hot water at the sink, bu ( Full Answer )

What would cause the hot water on a shower faucet to turn on by itself?


How do you set the water flow on a kitchen faucet?

Answer . \nCurious.....why would it matter? Are you talking the Aerator flow rate? These rates are stamped in the aerator. No control is required unless you were using the kitchen faucet for scientific purposes where water flow rates were crucial, or you lived somewhere where water was very sca ( Full Answer )

Why would hot water be coming out of the hot and cold faucets?

\n. \n HOT WATER PROBLEMS \n. \n. \nYOUR HOT WATER TANK NEEDS TO BE REPLACED\n. \n. \n Answer \n. \nIt could be cross connected, I would turn on any faucet, then go listen at your\nwashing machine and see if you hear water running through the hot and cold valve\nwhere your hoses hook o ( Full Answer )

How do you shut off water flow to an outside faucet?

\n. \n The Main \n. \nUnless someone has done an unusually great job with the plumbing the only shut off will be the main house service.\nsearch around the house usually near the outside faucet and if you find shutoffs turn on the faucet slightly and close the shutoffs using trial and error to ( Full Answer )

Faucet cam out and when I put it back in the Shower will not turn off?

Answer . \nApparently you got it cross threaded and thus it could not screw back in far enought to shut it off. Take it back out -replace the washers and try again. hopefuuly you didn't fug up the threads. Tighten the outside nut this time too - after getting it ti shut off.

Only cold water comes out of shower hot water faucet?

I have just the opposite problem.. I'm only getting very hot water coming out of shower head.. What I've been reading is it's most likely the mixing valve/anti-scalding valve.. As long as you are getting normal water temps and pressures from your sinks then you should either replace or repair the ( Full Answer )

Why do your kitchen sink faucets make noise when hot or cold water is turned on?

by Faucetman886 . Maybe it's the cold weather or the fact that so many people are out of work and have time on their hands to listen for it but it seems this weeks discussion forums are full of questions about plumbing noises, most specifically water hammer. Water hammer is that thunking, clunki ( Full Answer )

Why does only the hot water in tub faucet flows out in slow trickle but the cold comes out fine?

Is it a central water heater or a local point of use water heater? With the centralized system: . Hot water pipes are more susceptible to corrosion then cold water pipes, the hot water accelerates the build up of rust. If you have galvanized piping, that can be a major source of slow water. . The ( Full Answer )

Why does the hot water continue to leak when the faucet is turned off?

It sounds as if you have a leak in the 'stem seal' in the faucet. This often a rubber 'o' ring around the actual shaft holding the main seal. You must switch off somewhere before this ( possibly under counter) then take apart the faucet and replace both seals.

Why does a whistling noise come from a shower faucet the faucet to fill the tub the whistling is constant even when off Any ideas on how to fix it and if it going to cause serious problems?

This is probably due to a leak somewhere in the faucet.Alternatively, it could be because some part of the faucet is notcompletely screwed in all the way. You need to tighten any looseparts on the faucet. If this does not help, you may need to find aprofessional plumber to help you locate and fix th ( Full Answer )

Your shower pours hot water out of the faucet even when off and turned to cold with the knob Any ideas on what this could be?

You don't say whether you are referring to a single handed mixer or an individual faucet. If a mixer then the o rings inside have probably worn away and need to be replaced. If a single faucet then either the washer needs replacing inside the tap or the gland nut (if have one) needs to be serviced. ( Full Answer )

How do you get more how hot water out of a delta shower faucet?

By re adjusting the settting as per instructions. If you are not getting sufficient hot water at your shower, it may be that your pipes are restricted because of lime scale that builds up when you have hard water. Short of replacing the pipes, there is not much of a fix for this problem. If you hav ( Full Answer )

Why does hot water come from the cold faucet and then change to cold?

\nBecause hot water is still in the pipes from when you turned on the hot water, and when you turned on the cold faucet it had to let out the hot water first.\n. \nThis means you have a single-pipe sink. Double-pipe sinks have a pipe for hot and a pipe for cold and it blends them as it turns on.

Why is my hot water faucet in bathroom have a loud squeal when I turn it on?

Your most likely cause and the easiest and cheapest to repair is probably related to a bad washer or O ring on the washer cartridge stem. This is how I fixed the problem in my kitchen sink about 20 minutes ago. Shut off the water supply to the sink if it is a single line or to the affected faucet if ( Full Answer )

Why won't hot water come out of the shower when it comes out of every other faucet and tub?

The single most likely reason would be buildup of rust or calcium particles in the valves and inlet. Many showers have a one-handle arrangement wherein the handle controls movement of a ball. That ball has two very small inlet holes, roughly 3mm (1/8 inch) diameter each. If your shower has this type ( Full Answer )

What causes water to flow from a turned off tub faucet?

The handles you twist to turn on the water are connected to valves. Those valves have hard rubber washers which seal them shut. Those washers wear out. They are easy to replace. The water to the house or apartment must be turned off before they can be replaced. It takes about two minutes to replace ( Full Answer )

No water to outside faucet - have checked for shut off valve to this faucet and removed the whole spigot assembly and still cannot get water flow?

If you have steel pipes, they can be rusted inside to the point they plug. If you took the spigot assembly off this means there was just the pipe showing. If you just took the handle and stem out, the stem may have broke and the end with the threads and washer is still screwed in the base. If you ca ( Full Answer )

What would cause cold water to pass through the hot water supply line behind a single handle moen bath and tub faucet affecting the water temperature?

This is a question that will drive the average DIY person crazy, but when you hear the answer it makes sense.... The single handle style Moens are great faucets, and I use and like them. If your builder used them throughout your home then this is what you do.... find your water heater and visualize ( Full Answer )

What would cause low water flow from cold and hot kitchen faucet?

If you have adequate flow from the other sinks in the house then either one of the items mentioned below should help. The first thing to look at is the aerator. At the end of the faucet spigot there is a small screw on ring that holds a screen filter (the aerator) sometimes it can get plugged wi ( Full Answer )

How do you increase hot water flow in your tub faucet?

Of course, by turning the hot water faucet to the direction where the flow of hot water increases, with no specific direction depending on the style of the knob or faucet, but normally the hot water faucet is on the left and hot water flow is left , usual case to make water flow increase is towards ( Full Answer )

Can you use a tub and shower faucet for a shower with no tub?

Many tub/shower valves are designed to be used either as a tub only or as a tub-shower combo. You will note that the valves have inlets on the sides for the hot & cold water supply, and outlets top and bottom for directing water either to the tub or diverted to the shower head. By plugging the botto ( Full Answer )

Why do you hear noises when you turn on any water faucets in the house it happens when someone turns on the faucets but not the toilets or washing machine its loud?

depends what exactly you are hearing you may hear slight noises of a pump or the water moving through the pipes and impacting a turn unless u run into rly loud sounds or leaking i would not worry about it. another answer: the pipes may be vibrating because they are not firmly attached to the wall. ( Full Answer )