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Hello~! I have an outside spigot that is leaking. Here is the photo. I've done research and I've read to just turn the spigot with a wrench and it should come off, but I haven't seen any that look like mine. I've also tried and it doesnt budge.

Do I have the kind that I can just turn or do I have to cut and all that? I cannot get behind it b.c. everything is in the wall.

Thank you~!

 

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if it's in such bad shape inside (corroded/pitted. etc.) that replacement is necessary, grab a pipe wrench, position the jaws over the USA on each side and rotate CCW, it will unscrew.

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I'd replace the whole exteerior hydrant. That is and older hydrant because that "thingy on the end" is a vaccum break and most of todays hydrants have that anti-siphon break built into the hydrant.

If this in a crawlspace slide in and remove at the connection. Please don't just try to CCW turn the hydrant because I have had to go and repair the line that feeds the hydrant from being twisted.

just my $.02.....replace
 
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