Coolant hoses - ever had one fail?

iain.atkinson at iain.atkinson at
Thu Jun 29 12:15:21 EDT 2006

It was the original, hadn't been touched since it left the factory

> From: Kneale Brownson <kneale at>
> Date: 2006/06/29 Thu PM 04:13:27 BST
> To: <iain.atkinson at>, "Dave C" <dconner at>, 
>  <quattro at>
> Subject: Re: Coolant hoses - ever had one fail?
> Did you notice whether the hose clamp was the OEM nonperforated type or the
> typical perforated hose clamp?
> At 02:56 PM 6/29/2006 +0100, iain.atkinson at wrote:
> >Yes twice actually, first one on my 90 20vq on the motorway middle of 
> >winter, it failed where the hose clamp goes on, tiny cut it was spewed 
> >coolant all over the engine bay, didn't damage the engine though as i shut 
> >it down real qucik. The second was on my Urs4 failed in the same place for 
> >the same reason, i replaced it before it went pop this time.

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