The band may break unless the operator backs off tension on the tension handle through
the entire length of the bend.
Bend the band back over the buckle teeth and release the tension on the tension handle.
Cut the band with the cutting handle.
Remove the tool and hold the stub of the band down with the thumb.
Clinch the stub by hammering down the prongs of the buckle.
Repeat steps (a) through (k) for second clamp.
Install a new or serviceable gasket inside the female coupling.
Figure 4-1. Hose Assembly Repair Using Clamping Tool C001.