So i have a 2003 kia sorento and while working on the alternator a small hose from the radiator broke off, what can i do to replace it or do i have to buy a new radiator

Willy Mojica

Asked by Dec 03, 2014 at 03:29 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

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To the overflow, on the neck-- a metal nipple? It can be soldered back a radiator shop..not an electric gun.

Tom Harmon

if its a plastic piece with a little hose on it no ... it can be repaired

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Willy Mojica

Its a skinny hose that is like in a z shape i look inside and its like a plastic piece broke half in the tube and half in the radiator

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