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How do I remove a stuck water hose from the faucet? Answered

The housing around the hose seems "frozen" to the faucet.  I've tried WD40 and even a plubmers wrench but still no movement.  Any assistance short of call the plumber is appreciated.

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jhuffman3
jhuffman3

1 year ago

I know this is a super old post but I'm commenting on it hoping that it helps someone looking for an answer as I just had this happen. Needed to pull the hose off to put an insulated faucet cover on my spiggots since we're expecting some snow over the next few days here in Washington. Couldn't get the hose off, came inside, watched a video of someone sawing it off and then when he went to turn the connector with the pliers, I realized I was turning mine the wrong way. Went back out and tried again. No luck since I had tightened it so much. Tapped the hose connector with my wrench a few times on all sides. Tried again and finally it budged a little. Kept at it and finally loosened it enough it started turning. When I finally could get the hose off, some icecicles fell out of the hose. I'm guessing they were what was holding it on and by tapping it, they broke apart allowing the release of the hose.

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Kakhanded Luke
Kakhanded Luke

Reply 8 months ago

Jhuffman! You are the man. You saved my sanity and a few bob thank you

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NachoMahma
NachoMahma

9 years ago

.  Heat, penetrating oil (WD-40), and a big wrench. A few raps with a hammer may help.
.  Most garden hose fittings are pretty soft (eg, brass) and you may have crushed the nut already. Inspect and see if you need to straighten it out a bit.

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l.lalet
l.lalet

Answer 5 years ago

I had the same problem. Surprisingly, the hammer is what did it for me. lol

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caarntedd
caarntedd

9 years ago

All this stuff is good, but sometimes turning a stuck nut/bolt/threaded whatever the wrong way (clockwise) as if you were tightening it, helps to break the grip and then it can be undone. Try appling pressure first clockwise, then anticlockwise.

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l8nite
l8nite

9 years ago

you can try vinager to break the corrosion bond. cut the hose off just below the connection ( u need a repair/replacement piece anyway) pour about a cup of white vinager in a baggie and tape over the faucet end, let sit about an hr and try it, repeat if needed

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framistan
framistan

9 years ago

On almost ANY stuck bolt try heating slightly with a propane torch.  Dont overheat, or you will melt the plastic hose, or damage the gaskets inside the faucet.  You might also try a regular hairdryer to heat the fitting... it MIGHT work... and would be safer for the plastics.  When the metals get hot, then grab onto the stubborn nut with a VICE GRIPS or other monster grip pliers.  Be sure you are turning COUNTER CLOCKWISE to loosen.

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onrust
onrust

9 years ago

Take a hack saw and cut the "frozen" part till you see the threads.  Then take a screwdriver or a chisel and break the cut part free.  This should release enough tension to turn the hose off of spigot.   Unfortunately, you will then need to replace the hose end.

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RavingMadStudios
RavingMadStudios

9 years ago

Have you tried pouring really really hot water on it?  That might make the metal expand enough to loosen it a bit.  It's worth a shot, anyway.