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post #1 of (permalink) Old 10-02-2003, 11:46 AM
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Radiator Hose Question

I just replaced my heater core in my 88 Bronco & knew there would be some air in the system.

After adding coolant to the overflow & topping off the radiator itself, I noticed the next day that although the overflow was still at the correct level, the top radiator hose looked to have been sucked flat, maybe by air still in system.

Do I still have air in system, or a bad hose? I used to think that there was coil or spring inside some hoses to help them hold their shape.

Any advice or ideas?

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post #2 of (permalink) Old 10-02-2003, 06:06 PM
 
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Re: Radiator Hose Question

i wouldnt worry to much, but recheck it in a day. did the hose seem flat while it was off, or while running?

the spring inside the hoses is only used on lower hoses, as that is the suction side of the radiater, and that can collapse the hose.
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