Hose Bib Problem.....


Old 05-10-14, 03:50 PM
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Hose Bib Problem.....

I connected my hose to the hose bib and turned it on. It worked fine. But it wasn't long enough to reach the back edge of the yard.

So I disconnected the hose and put on a longer one. The water came out of the host at a trickle and at the connection to the hose bib, it sprayed all over the place. I thought the second hose was bad.

While I was out today, I bought one of those short pieces of hose with the spring on the outside (to prevent it from getting kinked). I put that on with the first hose (I wasn't trying to reach the back of the yard) and it did the same thing as the second hose did previously.

Any ideas how I can go about troubleshooting this?

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Old 05-10-14, 04:06 PM
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Check for washers or o-rings in the hose ends. Something may have come loose and blocked the path of the water..
Old 05-10-14, 07:09 PM
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Yes, sounds like a missing or damaged washer.
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Also check to make sure your hose is not clogged. Ants and other insects like to crawl inside and sometimes build a nest. Also try running your hose for a minute without a sprayer nozzle on the end to flush out any debris and confirm that the nozzle is not clogged.
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Hi, First thing turn on the hose bib without a hose and see how it goes.
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