About Radiator Hose Replacement
What does the radiator hose do? The radiator hose keeps the vehicle operating at an optimal temperature by carrying coolant through the radiator and back through the engine How do you know you need your radiator hose replaced? The AC or heater is not working well Coolant is leaking There is steam coming from the engine compartment Bulges or cracks are visible in the radiator hose(s) How are the radiator hose(s) replaced by a mobile mechanic? A pressure check is done to check the cooling system for leaks The damaged hose is removed and replaced. The radiator is filled with the proper mixture of 50/50 coolant The cooling system is bled. The vehicle is rechecked for leaks How important is having your radiator hose(s) replaced? It is important to replace a damaged radiator hose as they could burst, causing the engine to overheat.