What does the heater hose control valve do? The heater hose control valve is used to meter how much coolant flows through your heater core assembly. The heater core has hot coolant inside of it and it is what give the vehicle hot air blowing through the vents How do you know you need the heater hose control valve replaced The heat inside of the vehicle isnt working Coolant leaking from valve How is the heater hose control valve replaced by a mobile mechanic? The coolant is drained from the heater hose and the valve is removed The new valve is installed and the heater hoses are reconnected The cooling system is purged of air and the heater control valve is tested for proper operation How important is having your heater hose control valve replaced? Depending on how the heater hose control valve has failed will determine how severe the damage could be. If the valve has failed and there is no heat entering the passenger cabin that is the only problem. If the valve is leaking it could cause the engine to overheat due to lack of engine coolant
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