Weirdest problem I've seen

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Old 10-01-14, 09:39 AM
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Weirdest problem I've seen

Hi Everyone,

Im hoping someone will know what the problem with out plumbing is. We just moved into a house that was closed up for about 4 years. Today, our hallway bath tub faucet has no water flow unless we turn the water in the shower in the master bath on. The hallway bath toilet and sink work fine. The hall bath and master bath back up to each other. Any ideas on what might be happening? Any help is greatly appreciated. This is our first house and we don't have much experience to begin with.

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Old 10-01-14, 04:43 PM
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Welcome to the forums.

Does your hallway bathtub have a single handle faucet or two faucets (hot and cold) ?
Have you tried using water somewhere else in the hose and the hallway bathtub at the same time ?
Well or city water system ?
 
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Old 10-01-14, 04:49 PM
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Welcome to the forums! Having set up for 4 years, a myriad of things could have occurred. Vent pipe occlusion comes to mind, as well as ptrap occlusion on the drains. Down line drains could be stopped up between the baths, causing them not to drain individually, and back up.

Edit. I was thinking "back up to each other" meant DWV, when it could have meant supplies on a common wall. Could you clarify that for us?? Thanks.
 

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Old 10-01-14, 06:30 PM
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Welcome to the forums...............

Seems may be the balance spool is shot... Replace the cartridge and or spool and you should be fine...

Take a pic of the faucet and we can guide you further............
 
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