Low water flow rate from kitchen faucet

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joeydyi80

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We installed a new faucet about 2 years ago and all was working well. It is a Krause single side handle. Recently we noticed that the flow rate had decreased for the cold side. After a few more days the hot side also had decreased. We closed and opened the valves under the sink and it actually decreased the flow more. Now the cold side is just a little dribble and hot side is a little better, but not like the flow we had initially. We checked the faucet head to see if there was any blockage, but nothing there. What could be the issue here and how to fix?
 

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Does it have a pull out spray hose,also sounds like your washers under the sink are wearing out could be a obstructed check valve on the hose if there is one like the above poster mentioned check the aerator 1st
 

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Does it have a pull out spray hose,also sounds like your washers under the sink are wearing out could be a obstructed check valve on the hose if there is one like the above poster mentioned check the aerator 1st
Here is what my faucet and the valves underneath the sink:

Faucet.jpgValve 1.jpgValve 2.jpgValve 3.jpg
 

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Debris from the valves may have dislodged and are now contributing to your low flow issues.

Start at the sprayhead taking things apart until you find the problem or multiple problems.

Those valves are notorious for debris coming off of them when they’re operated after long periods of inactivity.

Goodluck
 

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Debris from the valves may have dislodged and are now contributing to your low flow issues.

Start at the sprayhead taking things apart until you find the problem or multiple problems.

Those valves are notorious for debris coming off of them when they’re operated after long periods of inactivity.

Goodluck
When I removed the sprayhead and turned on the water the cold water flow rate is much lower compared to the hot water flow rate (though the hot flow rate is still lower than it used to be). So could this mean there is something lodged in the cold water line only?
 
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When I removed the sprayhead and turned on the water the cold water flow rate is much lower compared to the hot water flow rate (though the hot flow rate is still lower than it used to be). So could this mean there is something lodged in the cold water line only?
Debris can be in the faucet body itself, the cartridge, the water supply lines or the valves.

You’ll have to start taking it apart and checking.
 

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