Radiator Hose

Bernie Benz b.benz at charter.net
Wed Nov 9 14:10:13 EST 2005

> From: "Derek Pulvino" <dbpulvino at hotmail.com>
> Noticed that I'm getting some antifreeze residue/crystals forming at both
> ends of the upper radiator hose (ie at the radiator and the coolant
> manifold).  I feel confident in saying they are plenty tight, so don't think
> that's the issue.  Is this a sign that this hose, which likely has over 223k
> on it, is getting ready to bite the dust?  As I need a multi-failure sensor,
> I though maybe I'd order both at the same time.
> Any input?
One can often cut a 1/2" off each end of the hose to move the clamp to a new
clamp area and thus prevent minor leakage at the previously clamped area


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