In our area, it is commonplace for these connections to load up with mud,
sand and road debris.... This can pack in behind the reatainer spring making
it difficult to collapse the spring.... repeated efforts without cleaning
the connection can even damage the springs so that they wont hold any more.
"ross via CarKB.com" <forum@CarKB.com> wrote in message
> weatherbe wrote:
> >I have the tool they sell to accomplish this. I took the clips off and
> >it a go following the picture on the package. It doesn't want to budge it
> >seems? Any insight or trick to this I should know? Thanks for any help
> I have a set of these (plastic). The package said use the 3/8 tool for
> fuel filters, not the 5/16. The 3/8 worked great.
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