How do you repair a yard hydrant?

Answer

To repair yard hydrant, first find a supplier for your brand of hydrant then unscrew the head assembly from the riser pipe and pull up the connector rod. The seals and valve mechanism should come off with it then replace the worn or deteriorated components and reinsert the valve assembly. Thereafter, thread the head assembly onto the riser pipe, adjusting the plunger seating pressure as required.
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1. Adjustment. Worn linkages can cause a leak by not properly forcing the rubber shut off assembly into the valve seat. If the handle is nearly all the way down before you feel resistance
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Weep holes are supposed to leak every time you run water through the hydrant. If it leaks constantly, you don't have a problem with a leaky weephole, you have a leaking hydrant. This
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What is broken? Leaks? No water? Gotta give more info.
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The 850SB is a lead-free hydrant and the 850SB repair kit maintains that lead-free build. The two repair kits are identical beyond that lead-free status. If you have the 850 hydrant
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