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Fuel filter replacement????

The hose on the bottom half of my fuel filter will not loosen... is there any tips or easier way to take it off? i put a 14 mm on the nut of the hose and a 19 mm on the bottom of the fuel filter and it still will not budge.. any one have any surgestions?

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Spray down with pb blaster then take two pipe wrenches to take it lose it is easier

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