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Throttle body hose clamps - special tool?

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Is there a special tool for those hose clamps or are they single use?

I imagine I could destructively remove them, but is there a better way?


 
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Those are only covers:)
They pop off and then normal nut under


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Can't remember if I used flathead to pop off or needle nose players to pull off, been a while.


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I'm guessing these are single use torque snapoff bolts that snap off when torqued correctly...

Like this (image)

I guess there is no tool :(


 
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Interesting, thought for sure I popped mine off.


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Those are only covers:)
They pop off and then normal nut under


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Ok good. I will look closer.

Why would Kia cap these?

 
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Mine do "appear" to have a snapped off edge...
I will check closer with more light

 
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I know for sure the bottom of the intercooler had them and we popped them off, they look exactly like the ones you took pic of, just were worm clamps with a cap.


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Now I'm curious, let me know


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If the are stripped thread drill bits would likely go right into that hole and get them moving, I've removed a few messed up screws with them, they are easy.
https://images.app.goo.gl/CZFjUDZCvBkPEqMF6

What I have used mine was a 2 pack, got it at Lowe's but I'm sure we did not have to do that


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You just use a pair of pliers and the caps pop off, they come off very easily.
 

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