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Old 04-08-2012, 07:02 PM  
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Default Outdoor faucet repair

Outdoor faucet had some piece blow off and now when I turn water on, it shoots up out of faucet (attached pic probably explains it a lot better than me). What is the missing piece called, and is repair/installation of replacement piece something that a rookie could take a crack at ? Or need I leave this to the hired pros ?
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Old 04-08-2012, 07:25 PM  
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It a vacuum breaker. You got to put the cap back on. I don't think you can only buy the cap. You will have to replace the hole thing. But it called a vacuum breaker cap for hose bib. Go to lowes or home depot
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Old 04-14-2012, 01:01 PM  
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Your reply and a quick search of a YouTube "how to" vid made this a very easy (5 mon) and cheap ($4 for repair kit) job for this no-skill novice.
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