Q: Broken coolant hose

asked by on February 18, 2016

The coolant hose is broke.

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A broken coolant hose is always bad news as the vehicle cooling system cannot operate when the coolant level is low. If the broken portion of the hose was attached to a major component, it is likely the entire hose may need to be replaced. I would recommend having an experienced technician look over the vehicle to provide the next step.

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