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I got a sock stuck in the hose how do i get it out?

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Take a metal closthes hanger and undo the hook end from the spiral at the base of the hook, leave the hook and the coil that held the hanger together as is and straighten the rest. Put the spiral end of the hanger into the hose, when it reaches the sock twist the hanger to screw the spiral into the fabric, not too far, only a little. If you have enough grip on the sock, it should pull back out. You may have to try several times until the sock pulls free. Good luck.

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