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fuel/water separator

so i bough my truck back in September and went out to change the fuel filters today and when i was going to take out the fuel/water separator to drain it i noticed the last people to change them stripped the plug. i tryed using an extractor but the metal is so soft the extractor just strips it out more. any suggestions on how to get it out?

BTW before i started this i went out and bought the updated plug.
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I just had one of my techs walk up to me with this same problem.Unfortunately I just handed him the whole module.

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how do u get the fuel lines and wires undone. i cant figure out how to unclip the wires.
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If I am not mistaken you need the fuel line disconnect tools.Not sure about the wires though.I don't have another one here to look at.From what I thought you had to lift the lock on the hardshell and pull.

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i would JB weld in an allen wrench and once it's seized in there break it loose and take out the old plug and throw away your old plug/allen wrench

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