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backflow valve repair

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I had a back flow valve freeze and crack this past winter. it also blew out the seat and spring. can this be repaired? If so, how difficult?
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Hello and welcome Norman, to the best DIY'r site on the web.

Repair of a frozen valve is not possible, there is a good change that the pressure of the ice has deformed the valve, replace it, and next winter ensure it is drained completely so as not to cause the issue again.

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