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Heater hose ripped in 1998 eclipse

Last night while I was driving my eclipse I smelled a burning aroma which was unknowinglly coming from my Car afterwards I noticed that it was signaling me that it was overheating I pulled over and open the hood checked everything than saw it was the Heater hose it was ripped and was leaking all of the water I managed to patch it up but I would like to know how to remove it or if I should take to a mechanic?

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    chris Mar 28, 2014

    Im pretty sure everything else is fine its just that i need to replace that hose the car is running fine right now with the patch so all I have to do is replace the hose so should I do it myself or take to a mechanic?



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Remove the clamps and replace the hose.

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those are 2 hoses an inlet and outlet for your heater.take a look inside the car at the carpet and see if there is anti freeze.the heater core can leak,and then run down the hose,but you may be lucky and just the hose is no good.they are quite stiff to take off,you have to twist them as well as pull.go slowly,damage to the heater core can result otherwise.the heater core is mounted on the firewall and the entire dash must be removed to replace it.if you do cahnge it,make sure there is a ground strap added from the heater pipes to prevents electrolysis from the dissimilar metals.

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The year of the vehicle, rusty liquid, and overheating, says your radiator could use a replacement. If it was your water pump, you would have liquid coming out of the water pump itself.

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