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Connector hose we tried to adapt the dishwasher hose so that instead of hooking it up to faucet, it connects to the the undersink water pipe, using tubing and clamps and a shut off valve. we can't get it to stop leaking where the clamp is. Are there adapter kits avail to do this? This way we wouldnt have to keep taking the hose on and off from the faucet.

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    How do you replace the plastic hose connector on the supply hose

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The water pressure is too high in the intake for your kit. use a higher grade kit or reduce the pressure .

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