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Changing out AC accumulator/drier cant get flange fitting off looks like round spring is holding it in.

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You will need a special set of tools to get that line loose, the tool goes over the line and pushes up inside to release the fitting. NAPA sell the plastic ones kinda cheap, Good luck, Gary

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