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Hi there. I've been trying to fix a faulty diverter in a 7400 series Moen kitchen faucet with side sprayer. I've replaced every imaginable inner part at this point including a new diverter. I still only get about half the water going to the sprayer. I've troubleshot the sprayer itself by taking the end off to ensure there is no flow restriction. I've put a paperclip through the little diverter outlet hole at the back of the faucet body to clear it out. Any ideas would be appreciated.
 

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Hi there. I've been trying to fix a faulty diverter in a 7400 series Moen kitchen faucet with side sprayer. I've replaced every imaginable inner part at this point including a new diverter. I still only get about half the water going to the sprayer. I've troubleshot the sprayer itself by taking the end off to ensure there is no flow restriction. I've put a paperclip through the little diverter outlet hole at the back of the faucet body to clear it out. Any ideas would be appreciated.
Take the largest screwdriver that you own and drive it up into the spout from the bottom,there is a lot of needless restrictors up in there and only way to get them out is drive a screwdriver up into the sprayer,probably have to hit it pretty hard to dislodge them
 

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Take the largest screwdriver that you own and drive it up into the spout from the bottom,there is a lot of needless restrictors up in there and only way to get them out is drive a screwdriver up into the sprayer,probably have to hit it pretty hard to dislodge them
I agree with Sparky, driving that screwdriver through all of the useless restrictors usually results in the desired full rate of flow!!!
 

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Are you sure the handle is open all the way? Sometimes those kitchen faucet handles get a little sticky. I'd take a pair of channellocks and really crank on it to make sure it's open.

If that doesn't do it, grab a pipe wrench. That'll open any stuck faucet. Works every time!
 

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Take the largest screwdriver that you own and drive it up into the spout from the bottom,there is a lot of needless restrictors up in there and only way to get them out is drive a screwdriver up into the sprayer,probably have to hit it pretty hard to dislodge them

Yes on the largest screwdriver but what drives the screwdriver? I recommend a 3lb hammer...........


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Hi there. I've been trying to fix a faulty diverter in a 7400 series Moen kitchen faucet with side sprayer. I've replaced every imaginable inner part at this point including a new diverter. I still only get about half the water going to the sprayer. I've troubleshot the sprayer itself by taking the end off to ensure there is no flow restriction. I've put a paperclip through the little diverter outlet hole at the back of the faucet body to clear it out. Any ideas would be appreciated.
and another libtard canadian looking for free schit......go ask your dentist how to fill fillings for free and see what they say...
 
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