Can Not Loosen the Hose.

Can anyone suggest how I can loosen the hose front he wand sprayer? I forgot to take it off during the winter, as our winters's are always freezing, I would use it now and then to water plants. However, this one doesn't want to come loose.
q can not loosen the hose, gardening, home maintenance repairs, how to, outdoor living
q can not loosen the hose, gardening, home maintenance repairs, how to, outdoor living
  24 answers
  • DeMarie I DeMarie I on Apr 03, 2014
    I just had to use wrench to undo mine.

  • Anna Ibarra Anna Ibarra on Apr 03, 2014
    Thank you DeMarie, I'll try it and hope I have enough strength to loosen it. -)

  • Carole Carole on Apr 03, 2014
    Try hot or warm water on it or spray it with a little WD40 oil before using a spanner or wrench??

  • Adrianne C Adrianne C on Apr 04, 2014
    Vise grips and pliers. Lubricant helps.

  • Julie Haller Julie Haller on Apr 04, 2014
    liquid wrench

  • I would say WD-40 and a couple of wrenches. Before putting them back together, wrap the male end with a bit of teflon tape. This way, it will be easier to take apart!

  • Sherrie Sherrie on Apr 04, 2014
    Pliers work for me

  • Therese Ryan-Haas Therese Ryan-Haas on Apr 05, 2014
    Looks like the plastic is smooth. Wrench will not grip. If soaked on boiling water didn't work sounds like a hammer will have to come into play. Make sure to lube the hose end when you put new sprayer on.

  • Joan Vickers Joan Vickers on Apr 05, 2014
    Liquid Wrench. Follow the directions on the spray can to leave it on for awhile before trying to take it off. Sometimes I apply it twice first. Use two wrenches and keep them on the medal part of the hose. Just keep working with it, it will eventually unscrew.

  • Liliana Wells Liliana Wells on Apr 05, 2014
    Same thing happened to us. My husband used a product called Pb, available at auto part stores or even Walmart. Apply, let it sit for a while to penetrate and use two pliers to unscrew. Good luck

  • Shelly B. Shelly B. on Apr 05, 2014
    If all else fails, cut the hose and attach a new end!!! (I don't think it will come to that!) :)

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    • Nelda Nelda on Apr 05, 2014
      @Anna Ibarra i'd cut the hose just a tad from the nozzle.. a replacement end is at the most a couple of dollars..if that.Be alot easier than buying some other things that was said.

  • Anna Ibarra Anna Ibarra on Apr 05, 2014
    Ok thank you all, lets see what happens when I try one or all suggestions. Will get back. Wish me luck.

  • Fenya Kashergen Fenya Kashergen on Apr 05, 2014
    Two channel locks used in opposite directions should get it off.

  • Bob Brown Bob Brown on Apr 05, 2014
    Soak the connection in either viniger or coke for 24 hours to loosen the thread

  • Anna Ibarra Anna Ibarra on Apr 05, 2014
    Just wanted to say, that I got the hose loosen and unscrew the sprayer wand. yippee! Thank so much. I did the hot water & lubricated it, then I use the wrench to unscrew it. Came right off. Not sure even if I need to use hot water, i'm wandering if just using WD40 would have been enough. I also lube both parts and added the tape before I put wand back on. Again, thank you all, and Hometalk. :-)

  • Dolores Dolores on Apr 07, 2014
    brake fluid also does the trick on any nuts, screws or connections

  • Theresa Hughes Theresa Hughes on Apr 08, 2014
    Wd40 plyers try any kind of oily substance try deicer if it is still Frozen try running hot water through the hose

  • Basia Basia on Apr 09, 2014

    • Capernius Capernius on Jan 26, 2016
      @Basia Not Pepsi, Coca-Cola. the acid in the coke is stronger than pepsi. pepsi will not remove the corrosion from a car battery, Coke will. so if Coke will do that, it should help to loosen the connection.

  • Anna Ibarra Anna Ibarra on Apr 14, 2014
    Thank you all I got it loose. I use hot water, & WD40 and WaLA- it came loose. Thank you all so much. -D

  • Leslie Long Leslie Long on Apr 16, 2014
    I was going to say to use a can of PB Blaster.......but she already got it :)

  • Debbie Machmer Debbie Machmer on Apr 19, 2014
    this happened to me a year or two ago. cut the hose, put on new connectors and will not forget to take the sprayer off ever again!

  • Capernius Capernius on Jan 26, 2016
    Lady Anna, to keep this from happening again, go to an auto supply store & buy a tube of "anti seize". what this does is, it creates a barrier that allows for a good solid connection(meaning it won't leak) yet it also will not let this happen again. If you buy the expensive brand, it will set you back about $5 - $6. cheaper brand = cheaper price but just as good as the expensive brand.

  • Anna Ibarra Anna Ibarra on Feb 16, 2016
    Oil and a screw it off.

  • Anna Ibarra Anna Ibarra on Feb 16, 2016
    WD 40 & hot water