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Q: Do I need to remove my intake from the motor 1st to rethread a holes outlet? on 1997 Chevrolet Suburban 1500

My outlet has a quick release that was crossthreaded.I took it out and tried to replace with a new 1 but threads were to far out.Now I have to rethread hole.Can it be done still on the motor or does it need to come off?
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Are you talking about the heater hose outlet? IF so just rethread on engine, wont hurt a thing. May have to use a bushing with replaement.
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