Busted garden faucet pipe


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Old 07-24-23, 08:26 PM
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Busted garden faucet pipe

Left a hose attached over the winter because I'm dumb. Turned on the faucet today and heard water inside the wall. Opened my access panel and can see where the pipe burst (see attached images). I THINK that pipe just goes straight out the wall to the faucet. How hard would this be to replace myself? Can I do most of the work from the exterior of the house?

Any help is greatly appreciated. I've never done any work with copper pipe before.




 

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07-24-23, 08:41 PM
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No, you can't do it from the outside. You have a street 90 elbow that has been sweat into the freeze resistant fitting.

If you can't sweat pipes, you better call a plumber.
 
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No, you can't do it from the outside. You have a street 90 elbow that has been sweat into the freeze resistant fitting.

If you can't sweat pipes, you better call a plumber.
 
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The faucet needs to be replaced and there is going to be some soldering in a tight space with wood nearby. Not a beginner project. It looks like some of the piping will have to be removed. I think the job will also need a couple 90s and a coupling.
 
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