Outdoor faucet that sputters water when connected to a hose- fixable?

by Jean
How can I fix?
  6 answers
  • Hillela G. Hillela G. on Jun 06, 2017
    It sounds like the water pressure is decreasing I just read that using a larger diameter hose will increase your water pressure to your sprinkler by 60%.I

  • Jean Jean on Jun 06, 2017
    I meant the water leaks , splashing me when connected. Water pressure fine.

  • CheriNJ CheriNJ on Jun 06, 2017
    try checking the washer inside the hose connection. It's a problem I have had in the past and i just replaced the washer. Tah~Dah!

  • Genie Genie on Jun 06, 2017
    You may have hard water deposits on the threads. try wrapping a vinegar-soaked rag around it, then scrubbing off with an abrasive. Another suggestion would be to use plumber's tape on the threads.

  • Ginny Ginny on Jun 10, 2017
    Sounds like you need a new washer where the hose connects with the faucet.

  • Sally Wiese Sally Wiese on Jun 10, 2017
    My idea also!! Just did that this year.