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Fuel leaks from around the valve at the 5 gal plastic fuel tank

Can't find anyway to tighten it.Or remove it. How is that accomplished? Not the shut off valve, the valve that connects the fuel tank to the 1/4"hose leading to the shutoff. Valve connects to the bottom of the plastic fuel tank

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You twist the whole valve after disconnecting the hose...
get a new one and put it instead...
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