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Hose has come off hose clamp. It should screw in but the inner ring on the clamp spins so the hose will not screw in. What do I need to do? I cannot reach the spinning part from the other end of the c

The inner ring has indents but a fingernail won't hold the ring still enough to screw on the hose. The clamp also has two pushbuttons (one on either side) at the correct end that look like they should allow that ring to pop out. But the buttons won't push in. Ideas?

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If you can't use your nails try using a kebab sqeur of a exact-o knife

Posted on Jan 03, 2014

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    Keke Jan 03, 2014

    That (eventually) worked, by holding the indent still so the ring did not spin. It was definitely a two-person job! But thank you for the idea, because it worked.

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I found the switch to be stuck in between on and off. I just manually pushed the switch and it became unstuck and started working again.

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