What are the reasons coolant leaks from small hose near the reservoir


Asked by Dec 10, 2015 at 09:27 PM

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Car leaks coolan but don't know what the part number is for the small hose
near the reservoir.

1 Answer

Tom Demyan

Dry rot from heat and time, the hose can crack or develop a small hole. Make sure it's not the reservoir itself. If it's one of the smaller ones, you can buy some hose/tubing or a direct part from any auto parts store to replace.

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