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Doing the 80K mile service and have run into a problem.

The oil is changed, all filters refreshed, motor mounts replaced, brake fluid flushed, but plugs need to be replaced. Never pulled mufflers with PSE, and am at a loss on how to remove the stainless braided vacuum hoses that are crimped onto the valves. The heat shield (driver's side) is off, but without removing the muffler can only get to two of the three plugs.

Hoping for help and thanks in advance.

FWIW ... 2012 GTS. The subject of another post on center locks.

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