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Leaking heater core

The heater core in my truck is leaking real bad, causing the windows to fog up when I run the heater. I know it is easy to install a new one, but is it possible to by-pass the core with a hose(sold at an auto store) just until I have the money to replace the heater core?
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Yup, I've done the same thing before. You have to just find a tube of some sort that is small enough to fit inside the hose's going to and from the heater core. Remove both hoses from the heater core, insert the tube into the hoses and put some clamps on both sides nice and tight! Good luck

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