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Re: [ST] Tank quick disconnect failure

> Actually I think it's been inserted and extracted too many times.  It is a 
> tight fit and not much room once connected.  There seems to be alot of 
> stress/tension at the mating end.  If I have to replace the female side 
> this time, I'm going to give a bit more hose slack to release the tension.

That is exactly my theory! The hose is too long and puts unnecessary lateral 
stress on the female part of the connector. I examined the broken part and 
that's where the part started cracking. I think shortening the line by 1/2 
inch will solve the problem.


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