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Water line leading from primary pump

How do you disconnect the water line leaading out of the primary or first pump? I pulled back the inset ring around the water line but the waterline won't come free.

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Use a pair of needle nose plyers to push back the ring and just pull it has to come off but if you are repl the valve then just use a sharp nife and make a smooth cut and cut it off

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