Originally Posted by thomas_j_smith
My KM 1001 Nights did the same thing. This may sound strange, but if you put the grommet in the hose port first, then insert the hose, it works better then putting the grommet on the hose first.
That's exactly what I always do, I also use the clear/thinner silicone grommets, they fit and work better than the black rubber ones, I've actually had the black grommets tear completely in half lengthwise.
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