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Default Question about water leak under the sink

Hey friends! I’m a new bird owner and have a 1984 FC35SB.

One of my water lines coming out of the water pump sprung a pinhole leak and I have found the source and just need to replace the tubing. I have 2 questions:

1) is there any special type of tubing I need to get or can I just swing by a hardware store and buy whatever is the same inside diameter?
2) there are 2 things in-line between the pump output and the bus. One of them is a pressure gauge and I don’t know what the other is. Do you know what the other thing is and if there are any issues in eliminating both of these to simplify the system?

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Brian
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Maybe a check valve
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The first fitting looks like a quick disconnect for replacing the pump. You should carry a spare ...you don't want to lose a water pump and have to go find one! Any water safe lines will work as replacements in the bus. lots of people use pex as a replacement and shark bites can be your friend. Any hardware store should have something you can use.
I'm guessing the gauge shows water pressure?
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Looks like a check valve to me too.
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