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How do i replace the heaterhose,or part of it, that runs from the waterpump to the heater core.

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  1. Measure the hose while it is still attached
  2. Go to an Auto parts store and buy that length plus a few inches. Tell them you need HEATER HOSE
  3. Unless you are in a warm climate RIGHT NOW, buy some coolant.
  4. Purchase the band clamps for it or the same type that are on it.
  5. Disconnect the water pump end of the hose and quickly replace it with the new one. HOLD that disconnected end UP.
  6. Slide the new clamp over the non-connected end of the new hose down to the water pump.
  7. Tighten that end.
  8. Remove the opposite end of the OLD hose from the heater core.
  9. Slide the other clamp on the new hose then connect to the heater core.
  10. Tighten that end. DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN THE HEATER CORE END!!!!! You will crush that tube!!!!
  11. Check the radiator fuild level.
  12. Refill as required.

Posted on Mar 11, 2009

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