This type of quick-connect fitting (2) is equipped with tabs located on both sides of the fitting (1). These tabs are integral to the hose component. The plastic tabs will remain on the component being serviced after the quick-connect fitting is removed. The O-ring and spacer will remain in the quick-connect fitting. The plastic tab portion should be removed from the component. Special tools are not required for removal.
1.Squeeze the plastic tabs (1) against the sides of component being serviced with your fingers.
2.Remove the quick-connect fitting from the component.