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Symptoms of a Bad or Failing Canister Purge Solenoid
Common signs of a problem with a car EVAP canister purge solenoid include rough idle, difficulty starting, and the Check Engine Light turning on.
What Causes Hoses to Become Swollen?
Your radiator serves an essential purpose: it helps to eliminate the heat collected by the engine coolant from the engine. Of...
What Causes Hoses to Become Swollen?
Your radiator serves an essential purpose: it helps to eliminate the heat collected by the engine coolant from the engine. Of...
What Causes Hoses to Become Swollen?
Your radiator serves an essential purpose: it helps to eliminate the heat collected by the engine coolant from the engine. Of...
What Causes Hoses to Become Swollen?
Your radiator serves an essential purpose: it helps to eliminate the heat collected by the engine coolant from the engine. Of...
What Is a Collapsed Hose?
Hoses are used extensively throughout your engine, and they’re all subject to pressurized fluid. However, collapse is usually only a problem...
What Is a Collapsed Hose?
Hoses are used extensively throughout your engine, and they’re all subject to pressurized fluid. However, collapse is usually only a problem...
What Is a Collapsed Hose?
Hoses are used extensively throughout your engine, and they’re all subject to pressurized fluid. However, collapse is usually only a problem...
What Is a Collapsed Hose?
Hoses are used extensively throughout your engine, and they’re all subject to pressurized fluid. However, collapse is usually only a problem...
What Is a Collapsed Hose?
Hoses are used extensively throughout your engine, and they’re all subject to pressurized fluid. However, collapse is usually only a problem...
What Is a Collapsed Hose?
Hoses are used extensively throughout your engine, and they’re all subject to pressurized fluid. However, collapse is usually only a problem...
What Is a Collapsed Hose?
Hoses are used extensively throughout your engine, and they’re all subject to pressurized fluid. However, collapse is usually only a problem...
How to Replace a Car Surge Tank Hose
Replacing a surge tank hose involves working on the coolant system, which can burn you when the engine is hot. Stay safe by waiting for it to cool.
Symptoms of Bad or Failing Vacuum Hoses
Common signs include the Check Engine Light coming on, the engine not running smoothly, and the engine losing power or not starting.
How to Replace a Vacuum Hose
A vacuum hose is failing if the Check Engine Light comes on, the engine does not run smoothly, or the engine loses power and does not start.
How Does Cold Weather Affect Car Hoses?
Cold winter temperatures can cause damage to car engine hoses. Inspect car hoses during the cold months to make sure they're in good shape.
How Does Cold Weather Affect Car Hoses?
Cold winter temperatures can cause damage to car engine hoses. Inspect car hoses during the cold months to make sure they're in good shape.
How Does Cold Weather Affect Car Hoses?
Cold winter temperatures can cause damage to car engine hoses. Inspect car hoses during the cold months to make sure they're in good shape.
How Does Cold Weather Affect Car Hoses?
Cold winter temperatures can cause damage to car engine hoses. Inspect car hoses during the cold months to make sure they're in good shape.
How Does Cold Weather Affect Car Hoses?
Cold winter temperatures can cause damage to car engine hoses. Inspect car hoses during the cold months to make sure they're in good shape.

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Water leaking from car
Hello. If you have a coolant leak from your car that you cannot easily see, then the system needs to be pressure tested. I would typically use a cooling system pressure tester to pressurize the system to see if the...
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Radiator is leaking
Hello! The origin of leaks can sometimes be difficult to see when they run. A qualified technician will perform a cooling system pressure test, which will show exactly where the leak is coming from. Hoses, thermostat and the radiator, are...
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Radiator hose rubbing on pully or a belt
Hey there. If the accident caused the hose to move closer to the pulley, then you may not have much choice but to get the body shop to pull the frame back. If you can move the hose, then you...
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Radiator hose rubbing on pully or a belt
If the accident caused the hose to move closer to the pulley then you may not have much choice but to get the body shop to pull the frame back. If you can move the hose then you could use...
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Radiator
The lower radiator hose goes to the water inlet on the engine block. If there is a problem with any of the radiator hoses, or any part of the cooling system please feel free to request any of the cooling...
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Radiator
If the car was not overheating prior to installing the new radiator, it is possible there was air trapped. There are air purge points (little bolts that are cross drilled) at high points in the system that are opened when...
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Power steering return hose leaks.
Check the clamps and make sure they are tight. If not, the line may have to be replaced. A Fluid leak like this can come from several different places. The hose can experience high pressure, especially where they meet with...
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Power steering hose leaking
Hi. A power steering leak is a common issue with many Accords 10 years and older. There are two power steering hoses on your vehicle, low pressure and high pressure. You usually can tell the difference by how the leak...
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Overheating problem
Hello there, thank you for asking about your 1991 Oldsmobile Cutlass Calais. With the other items replaced and a continued overheating situation, you may want to consider replacing the coolant water pump. Any time a vehicle overheats, it is a...
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Overheating
Hello, thank you for writing in. You have done everything reasonably possible to resolve the problem. With that being said, if the new radiator did not come with a new radiator cap, you will want to start there. If that...
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Over heating
A diagnostic would determine the root cause of the overheating. If the coolant level was low, and/or there was trapped air in the cooling passageways, perhaps related to the radiator replacement, those faults themselves can cause overheating. If the coolant...
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Hose leaking coolant
Hi there. If there is an obvious leak that you can see then that needs to be repaired first. If it is from a hose then that hose may simply need to be replaced. Once it is replaced the system...
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Hole in radiator
If you see a hole in the plastic radiator top tank then you may need to have the radiator replaced and the entire system flushed and filled with new coolant. The radiators on these are made very thin and are...
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Heater not working
There are several reasons for a heater not to work. This could definitely be a problem with the heater's core or a valve, as you mentioned. It could also be something related to a blown fuse, a bad water pump,...
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Heater hose leak
I recommend that you have a mechanic, like one from YourMechanic, check your vehicle out for you. The mechanic can pressure test the cooling system, and replace any leaking hoses.
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Car running hot
If the vehicle was not overheating prior to the replacement of the water pump, there are two obvious possibilities: when adding coolant back to the system, all air was not purged from the cooling system; and/or, the water pump doesn't...
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Antifreeze leaking into car.
Your presumption sounds exactly right to me. The only time that coolant enters the passenger compartment is through the heater core. If you have coolant leaking into your interior it is under no uncertainty that your heater core is leaking....
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What would cause coolant to be splashed on the engine and you hear a air sound while the car is running?
Hello, thank you for writing in. The first component that comes to mind is the water pump. It is one of the most common places to develop a leak. It may also spray out of that area, or drip down...
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The coolant hose between the radiator and engine is kinked. I think its either the thermostat or the water pump. Please advise how
You will need to replace the kinked hose to restore flow to the engine. This is the bypass hose so coolant flows through the engine before thermostat opens.
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How long would a radiator hose replacement take?
You will need to be more specific with the year of the vehicle with the engine size and what radiator hose you need replaced if you want the correct time it will take to replace a radiator upper or lower...

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