Q: Leaking coolant hoses

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My coolant hoses are leaking.

Hello, a leaking cooling system is something that needs to repaired sooner than later. If the vehicle overheats that can lead costly repairs or engine failure. You should get the aid of a mechanic who can pressurize the cooling system and determine what is leaking in your cooling system. If the system has a large leak, that must be repaired first, then the system retested to verify no further leaks.

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