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I have one that works, accept when I use it ,water squirts all over the place. a careful inspection led me to see that the male threads, where you attach the hose are lacking in two areas opposite each other. Naturally, the water has a way to escape in those to areas. This faucet is about 20 years old.

Is this a deliberate design, meant to prevent the freeze ups or would i be able to replace it and enjoy a squirt free experience, esp when I turn off the water and undo the hose? thank you for anyone who can answer! roberta-mos
 

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A picture would help but if the part where the hose contacts the bibb is flat it should seal even it the threads are missing. Some are squared off to accept a wrench. Could it be the hose washer is bad or missing?

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frost free faucet

sorry, I should have mentioned that I replaced the washers at the time, thinking , huh, I can fix this! The male threaded part looks like it is not part of the faucet, but, although it easily goes around, is not removable. roberta
 

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THAT IS A ANTI-SIPON DESIGNED TO KEEP YOUR HOSE FROM SUCKING
UP BAD THINGS OFF YOUR YARD LIKE DOGGY POO, OR PESTICIDES
WHEN YOU LEAVE THE HOSE ON THE GROUND RUNNING, :thumbup:

IF IT'S SQURTING WATER YOU NEED TO REPLACE HOSE BIB WITH A NEW FAUCET THAT ALSO HAS A/S ON IT THEY ARE MADE TO BE NON--REMOVABLE ON PURPOSE :thumbsup:
 
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