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LOOKS LIKE IT MIGHT BE A RADIATOR HOSE IT HAS A BIG SLICE IN IT AND MY CAR JUST DIED ON ME WHILE I WAS DRIVING COULD THIS BE THE CAUSE OF IT DIENG ON ME

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  • christibugs Sep 30, 2010

    its crazy though cause my tempature gauge never went up . i had just got it back from midas where they changed my master cylinder and did the front ball joints i wasnt even in it but 10 minutes do u think that they could have accidently wripped it or caught it on something

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A split radiator hose will cause the coolant water from your radiator to leak out thus causing your car to overheat and 'die' on you for certain!
DO NOT ATTEMPT TO DRIVE YOUR CAR without a cooling system: with a cooled motor, you need to get this hose fixed and refill your radiator. Also get other engine parts checked as extreme overheating could also cause Cylinder Head and/or Gasket and Engine block cracks.

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  • Megasom Sep 30, 2010

    Possible but unlikely as radiator hose are pretty tough normally: check if the hose has not perished an thus causing the split in the hose.

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