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Top radiator hose very hard with pressure - 1997 Lincoln Continental

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1. wait till the car cool off.
2. check to see if there is pressure build up in the line.
3. check all the hose that are connected to the radiator, it may have
air in the lines.
4. You may have bad particles such as rust and dirt, you may want to change them out.
5. I change mine out depending on the weather, sometime bad
heatwave or arctic cold weather can sometime bad on the hose
6. Change the fluids as well, sometime people tend not to change
antifreeze, in my case is very bad, try to keep that good. depending
on the type and brand for you car.....

Hope this helps.....


Mike

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