How Do I Remove Accor Plastic Push-Pull Supply Valves?

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  1. Alkraut

    Alkraut New Member

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    Hello,
    I am a handy guy who has done quite a bit of "amateur" plumbing and repairs.
    I am replacing the dishwasher in our 9year old home and the shut-offs are those nasty Accor plastic push-pull valves with the supply hose attached. The feeds are cpvc and I would like to replace the one for the dishwasher (and eventually all) with Sharkbite angle valves and metal braid supply lines. I do not want to score the cpvc by turning and yanking. I think I might be able to remove the Accor valve by using a rotating tubing cutter in the smooth section and then use end-cutters on the internal pieces. Does anyone have another method that you can share? Thanks for your advice.
     
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  4. hj

    hj Moderator & Master Plumber Staff Member

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    If you have that much tubing sticking out of the wall, just cut it off with a mini hacksaw or hacksaw blade.
     
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