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Radiator Hose Replacement Service & Cost by Ergys Jancaj

What is a Radiator Hose all about?

Radiator/cooling system hoses are an important part of your car's cooling system, which is designed to keep the engine from overheating. When your car’s engine is running it creates heat. The radiator/cooling system hoses carry coolant through the radiator and back through the engine to keep it operating at an optimal temperature. There are mulitple hoses in a given system. An upper hose connects the top of the radiator to the top of the engine. A lower hose connects the bottom of the radiator to the water pump of the engine, which keeps coolant flowing through the system.

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Keep in mind

If a radiator/cooling system hose bursts or leaks, the engine will not get the proper amount of coolant and will overheat, possibly causing severe damage. The hoses are made of rubber, so It is common for them to crack and weaken over time and because of the high temperature in the engine compartment.

How it's done:

  • Pressure check cooling system for leaks.
  • Remove and replace the hose that is leaking or blown.
  • Fill radiator with the proper mixture of 50/50 coolant.
  • Bleed the cooling system.
  • Re-check for any leaks.

Our recommendation:

It is a good idea to replace the hoses every 5 years or 40,000 miles. If you see coolant (red, yellow or green fluid) on your driveway get the car inspected for leaks. If you suspect a leak, do not delay repair. Driving with leaking hoses can cause severe damage to the engine.

What common symptoms indicate you may need to replace the Radiator Hose?

  • AC or heater is not working well.
  • Coolant is leaking.
  • Steam coming out of the engine compartment.
  • Bulges or cracks in radiator hose(s)

How important is this service?

It is important to replace worn or leaking hoses as preventative maintenance to prevent a future failure of these hoses where they may burst, causing engine overheating.

How much does Radiator Hose Replacement cost?

It depends on the type of car you drive and the auto repair shop you go to. Our mechanics are mobile, which means they don't have the overhead that repair shops have. They provide you convenience by coming to your home or office.

Car Labor Cost Parts Cost Dealer Price YourMechanic Savings
2005 Dodge Sprinter 2500 $107.50 $56.96 $146.96 - $181.96 $129 21%
2009 Cadillac DTS $193.50 $74.46 $236.46 - $299.46 $205 23%
2002 Pontiac Montana $107.50 $38.76 $128.76 - $163.76 $112 23%
2008 Cadillac STS $118.25 $112.16 $211.16 - $249.66 $187 18%
2010 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 $139.75 $47.16 $164.16 - $209.66 $142 23%
2004 Suzuki XL-7 $107.50 $27.60 $117.60 - $152.60 $102 24%
1997 Volkswagen Eurovan $107.50 $77.99 $167.99 - $202.99 $149 19%
1999 Chevrolet K1500 $107.50 $56.26 $146.26 - $181.26 $128 21%
1996 Chevrolet G30 $150.50 $56.26 $182.26 - $231.26 $158 23%
2009 Hyundai Accent $107.50 $34.46 $124.46 - $159.46 $108 23%

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