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Emergency Radiator Hose Repair -EricTheCarGuy

Emergency Radiator Hose Repair -EricTheCarGuy

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While shooting another video the upper radiator hose sprung a leak in the Fairmont. Not wanting to buy a new hose, I did a quick repair. Even thought this happened at the shop (lucky me), I feel you could do this on the side of the road or in a parking lot if you had to. In fact, about a week later this happened in a parking lot and I did the same fix with the Leatherman I keep in my glovebox. You are correct that replacing the hose would be a more permanent fix, but as I pointed out in the video, I'm going to be replacing the engine anyway and at that time I'll install new hoses. You can also do this repair with heater hoses or other cooling hoses if you have enough hose to work with. One thing to note, you might want to inspect your radiator hoses periodically for softness or dry rot. It can prevent an incident like this from happening in the first place. Lastly, if you have oil leaking onto a hose like I did, it's a good idea to fix the oil leak to prevent further damage to the hose. Camera: Brian Kast The best place for answers to your automotive questions: http://www.ericthecarguy.com Related Videos. How To Bleed a Cooling System: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zUpXgAJ1gjU How To Diagnose an Overheat Condition: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hUzOTnsWImI Related articles. Solving Overheat Conditions: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/what-to-do-when-your-engine-overheats Finding and Fixing the Causes of Leaks: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq/finding-and-fixing-leaks Discussion about this video: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/kunena/18-The-EricTheCarGuy-Video-Forum/51878-emergency-radiator-hose-repair#101634 The best place for answers to your automotive questions: http://www.ericthecarguy.com ETCG FAQ Page: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/faq EricTheCarGuy code lookup: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/obd-code-lookup Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/EricTheCarGuy?fref=ts Twitter: https://twitter.com/EricTheCarGuy Google+: https://plus.google.com/100195180196698058780/posts Information on Premium Membership: Information on Premium Membership: http://www.ericthecarguy.com/premium-content-streaming-etcg-content Stay Dirty ETCG Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, it cannot guarantee against unauthorized modifications of this information, or improper use of this information.  EricTheCarGuy assumes no liability for property damage or injury incurred as a result of any of the information contained in this video. EricTheCarGuy recommends safe practices when working with power tools, automotive lifts, lifting tools, jack stands, electrical equipment, blunt instruments, chemicals, lubricants, or any other tools or equipment seen or implied in this video.  Due to factors beyond the control of EricTheCarGuy, no information contained in this video shall create any express or implied warranty or guarantee of any particular result.  Any injury, damage or loss that may result from improper use of these tools, equipment, or the information contained in this video is the sole responsibility of the user and not EricTheCarGuy.



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