What to know about the Heater Hoses:
Your heater hoses let your car cooling and heating systems to work appropriately. A running engine generates a lot of heat, which must be dissipated to avoid engine damage. Your heater hoses transport engine coolant (antifreeze) throughout the engine and transfers the heat that isn’t required in your engine compartment to either the passenger cabin of your vehicle or through the radiator to be released into the atmosphere.
Facts to Note:
Your heating system is a vital part of your car because it keeps you warm while cooling your engine.
If your car is running hot, it might not be your heater hoses – any number of cooling parts can cause an engine to overheat.
How to Fix:
The vehicle’s hood is opened and held
The coolant is drained and faulty heater hose is taken out
The new heater hose is installed
The coolant is filled and vehicle is started
The repair is confirmed and the hoses are checked for leaks
You should never overlook a car heating problem. If your car is running hot or cold, there could be a problem with the heater hoses. You should have the problem analyzed by your expert mechanics, who will perform any necessary repairs. Note that when your car runs hot, this can be due to the failure of many different car cooling mechanisms.
Common symptoms indicating you may need to change the Heater Hoses:
Your engine runs hot
The engine temperature doesn’t reach operating temperature
The radiator is leaking fluid
Importance of this service:
Overheating can result in very serious problems, such as cracked engine blocks. If you notice any of the problems stated above, first make sure that your car radiator is full of coolant. If it is, and the car is still overheating, have one of your expert mechanics examine it straightaway.