what would cause a radiator hose to blow off bottom of radiator when it gets hot

Asked by Jun 19, 2015 at 10:48 AM about the 2004 Chrysler PT Cruiser Base

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

what would cause a radiator hose to blow off bottom radiator when it gets hot

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Try new hose and clamps

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How old is the hose ? Could have been a weak spot in hose or could have been rubbing against a belt or part of the vehicle that just rubbed it until it broke or radiator cap could be faulty building up to much pressure in radiator causing hose to burst.

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