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scott_matson
Outdoor frost proof faucet sprays into the house when nozzle is turned on
scott_matson

I have a Woodford Model 22 hot/cold frost proof faucet in my garage.  This spring, when I went to turn the faucet on in the garage, almost no water was coming out of the hose but I could still hear water running.  I turned the faucet off and went downstairs to see that my basement was flooding with water from the ceiling where the faucet connections came into the house.

I'm pretty sure that the pex pipes aren't broken, because the water valve on the inside was turned on all winter and there were no leaks.  The only time there is a problem is when the faucet gets turned on in the garage.  What can I do to fix this?  Do I need to completely replace the faucet?  Or is there something I can do to repair it?

Jack
Re: Outdoor frost proof faucet sprays into the house when...
Jack

It froze and split the body of the faucet, you will need to replace it.

Jack

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