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how to repair a frost proof hose bib

by:DMS Seals     2020-08-07
Convenience with frost-
The anti-hose bib outside the home allows water for the whole year.
Work like a fire hydrant, Frost
Free bib keeps the water in the home sealed in the same way as any other outdoor faucet.
When the rubber gasket is sealed and/or packed
If the ring fails, there will be water leakage and frost-
Anti-hose bib must be repaired. The do-it-
Your own homeowner can do the job in 30 minutes.
The necessary tools and materials can be purchased at a local hardware store or at a home center. Flat-
Screw screwdriver head screw screwdriver lock-
New rubber gasket seal new packaging seal O-
Turn off the water supply system of the Frost-free hose bib.
Open the bib to relieve residual pressure in the water supply pipeline.
Close the hose bib once the pressure has expired.
Remove the handle fixing screw located in the center of the hose bib handle using the appropriate tilt screwdriver.
Turn the screw counter-clockwise.
Remove the hose back handle.
Identify the packing nut.
The packing nut is located at the top of the hose bib body and directly at the back of the hose bib handle.
The packing nut has six flat edges for easy clamping of adjustable wrench claws.
Remove the packing nut using an adjustable wrench.
Support hose nozzle body with lock-
Clamp when the packing nut turns counter-clockwise to take out.
Once the packing nut is removed from the thread on the valve body, slide it over the stem to remove it.
Place the handle on the rod that does not have a fixed screw installed, turn the rod counter-clockwise until it falls off from the internal screw thread.
Remove the rod assembly by pulling out the rod assembly from the hose bib valve body.
Remove the rubber gasket seal fixing screw from the bottom of the rod assembly using the appropriate tilt screwdriver.
Remove and discard the old rubber gasket.
Use a cotton swab to clean the seat well of the rubber gasket.
The seat well is the groove where the rubber gasket seal is located.
The inner wall of the seat well groove to prevent the expansion of the rubber gasket when the frost hose bib is closed.
Install the new rubber gasket onto the seat to make sure the gasket is fully in place.
Reinstall the fixing screws of the washing machine and tighten them with a screwdriver.
Use moderate pressure when turning the washer to fix the screw until the rubber washer holds firmly on the inner wall of the seat.
Remove the old O-
Ring seal from the upper part of the rod assembly.
Top of the apartment-
The tip screwdriver can be used for this step by placing the tip in O-down
The ring seal extends it out of the groove, allowing it to be cut off or rolled down from the lead end of the rod.
Be careful not to use excessive forces that may cause damage to the edge of the recessed area. Clean the O-
Ring Seal groove using cotton swab. Place a new O-
Ring seal on the lead end of the rod and roll it into the groove.
Put the rod back inside the hose nozzle body and gently turn the rod clockwise until the internal screw thread is matched.
Place the hose bib handle on the bar without the need to install the fixing screws and turn the bar clockwise until it is slightly comfortable.
Remove the hose bib handle.
Installation cream-
Fix the free hose bib packing nut on the rod and fix it on the valve body by turning clockwise.
Tighten with adjustable wrench using lock-
Clamp to support the valve body.
Install the hose bib handle on the rod and fix it with a fixing screw.
Tighten clockwise with a screwdriver, be careful not to over tighten.
Restore the water pressure to frost-free hose bib.
Open the hose bib to rinse the water supply line and close it. Check for leaks.
Sealed with old rubber gasket and O
You can perform ring seals at a local hardware store or home Center to compare size and style.
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