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Q: Lower radiator hose needs replacement

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Lower radiator hose needs replacement.

My car has 200000 miles.

Hello. If the lower radiator hose needs to be replaced, I would take care of it as soon as possible, as a bad radiator hose may render the vehicle undrivable if it is leaking coolant. If left unattended, a coolant leak at the hose may lead to overheating, which can cause serious engine damage. For a quick quote on the cost of repair, you can enter your vehicle’s information on our booking page to receive an estimate and schedule an appointment for this service if needed

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