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Q: How to install the bottom radiator hose onto the radiator. It has a metal fitting and won't stay on properly.

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Metal fitting on hose will not allow the hose to properly stay on the radiator

My car has 155555 miles.
My car has an automatic transmission.

A: Hello. The lower hose has a twist lock that...

Hello. The lower hose has a twist lock that holds on the lower hose and the radiator outlet has two O-rings. Sometimes the hose will not lock well once removed and most mechanics recommend replacing the hose with a new one any time the hose needs to be disconnected. If you need help with the radiator hose installation, a technician from YourMechanic can assist or simply perform the installation for you.

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