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After spending over an hour trying to release my fuel line from the sending unit I get to the next issue . installing the kennedy lift pump kit with the fuel quick disconnects. The inside tabs keep getting caught on the raised part of the steel fuel line as i push the fitting onto it. is their something special in getting this on? . I'm tempted to use the clamps. if I did that, I'd be all done by now.
 

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Pull the yellow keeper out, slide on, push yellow keeper back in the slot.
 

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so here's a dumb question. do i pull the keeper all the way out of the holder ? I tried that earlier but then couldnt push it back in once i pushed the fitting over the fuel line. obviously im doing something wrong thx
 

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Maybe you need to hold pressure against it as you slide the lock back in?

After I and a friend fought with getting that OE quick release to release, I remember mine were a simple pull out, slide on, return the clip. Dreamy.

I thought at the time, "WTH didn't GM use this simple quick connect?" It was easy.
 

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Maybe you need to hold pressure against it as you slide the lock back in?

After I and a friend fought with getting that OE quick release to release, I remember mine were a simple pull out, slide on, return the clip. Dreamy.

I thought at the time, "WTH didn't GM use this simple quick connect?" It was easy.
I had that pull out type on my fuel tank. At the back of my engine though I had the standard GM "Not so Quick Disconnects" that required the tool to disconnect.

For the life of me I can't figure why two different types on the same truck.
 

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The engine has more movement and heat, which means you need all lines more securely connected.
 

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Make sure you have it shoved all the way on the line and push down on the yellow tab.
 

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thanks for the help. I figured it out. the quick-connect had an inner connector that was 3/8 and would stop the connector from getting past the i/2" steel line. i removed that part of it and it snapped right onto the line.
 

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That inner piece is suppose to stay inside the fitting. I have an extra same exact fitting in the shop that I just tried on a 1/2" line and it worked fine.
 

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damn. ok I put the insert back in place and I'll try again tonight. im using a lot of force trying to push the line onto the . sending unit and dont want to damage it . thanks
 

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figured it out. could've kicked myself. when pulling the oem connect off it left behind part of the connector on the pipe. now I know why it was so hard to pull off the oem connector. once I removed that the connector snapped right on. all that's left now is to prime the fuel system and run around for a few days before tuning on the pump.
 

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