Do all kitchen faucets have a diverter?

Besides kitchen faucets, other faucets also have diverters. A tub and shower faucet, for example, has a diverter to redirect water from the showerhead to the tub spout. The diverter is usually located on the tub spout or as a lever or button on the faucet.

How does kitchen faucet diverter work?

The diverter inside your kitchen faucet redirects the water from the faucet spout to your faucet sprayer when you press the sprayer trigger. When you squeeze the trigger, the water pressure drops to engage the diverter. This stops the water flow at the spout and moves it to the sprayer.

Where is the diverter on a Moen kitchen faucet?

Location of the Moen Spray Diverter On two-handled models, the diverter is a tee fitting that attaches to the supply hoses underneath the sink, and you can remove this without disassembling the faucet.

Where is the diverter on a sink sprayer?

The diverter is usually located inside the faucet. When you press the trigger on the spray nozzle, the water flowing into your faucet is diverted to the sprayer. The water travels from the faucet through the hose and out the spray nozzle. If the faucet is shut off, you won’t be able to get water from your sprayer.

Why does my kitchen faucet thump when I turn it on?

If you hear a rapid clunking noise when you turn on the faucet that could mean air is trapped in the pipes. Try turning on all of your home’s faucets at once and then flush all of your toilets. Wait for five minutes or so and give the water time to push out the air.

Where is kitchen faucet diverter?

The diverter assembly is located in the back of the faucet body, facing away from you sink. It is a small black part that is inserted into a hole in the faucet body (Fig. 4). Using a needle nose pliers, pull out the old diverter assembly by grabbing on the “fins” of the assembly.