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I have a broken hose coming out from the back wall of the engine that has left the water stain. Is that supposed to go connected to the water reservoir? I found another coming from the reservoir that isnt attached to anything, but it doesnt reach the hose against the engine wall...

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    Gemini Aug 01, 2009

    I am having to put water in before I drive, by the time I make it anywhere the light is coming on and the reservoir is empty.

    I noticed the orange/yellow water stains on the same side where the reservoir sits, and the only hose is that broken hose coming from the engine wall...

    Might help to know that my truck was towed last week, I am assuming they busted a hose when they did. But I dont want to attach the hose from the reservoir to the other hose against the wall unless I know for sure its where it goes...

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I think that is a heater hose

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