fuel filter quick conect is stuck how to remove i have the quick connect tool but it is stuck on it wont come off
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1999 Mercury Mountaineer Question: fuel filter quick conect is stuck
Answer #1Superbob October 31, 2010, 13:53Master
These disconnects have a rubber o-ring which gets stuck. I'd say, use the tool and maybe give the connection a drop of penetrating oil and keep trying. Good luck, and don't spray yourself with fuel when it comes apart.
ReplyVisitor, November 06, 2010, 19:33
ive try that already it still wont come off
ReplyDaveJHM, November 06, 2010, 23:54Master
Best suggestion under the circumstances is to get it to a professional that does these several times a day. It's quick and easy for someone with a lift to get up there and remove it with some experience behind them that will keep the fuel line from getting fractured.
A fractured fuel line is a bad situation...so it's best to elect for the safe bet.
Answer #2DaveJHM November 01, 2010, 04:05Master
And -- use extreme care, because a stuck quick connect is far better than a broken quick connect!