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1992 full size f150...

I am having a problem releasing the couplings on my fuel filter lines...i 've tried both metal and plastic release tool..mine is not like normal cuplings...the are cone shaped and with not enough to place the tool on the line....this not like one i have seen....can you help me solve this promblem...ty

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Assuming your talking about the circular line release tools?


The cheap plastic versions do not work very well on older lines that have even a little rust... The 2 piece metal line release tools work excellent, but $5-12$ for plastic / $30-99$ for metal, and higher if your talking mac,matco,snap-on ect for the metal set..

Some times you have to grasp the fuel filter and the tool with one hand, grasping the filter with your palm while still keeping a lot of pressure on the tool going into the filter connection with your fingers.. Then with your other hand grab the fuel line and begin to push both hands together then pull apart...repeat till it comes out..

Make sure you have the right size tool on the line.. I've seen people try to use the wrong size tool many times... With the plastic release tools I have experience with the tool snaps on the line very tight..
If this does not help please let me know and i will assist you in another way.

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