how to replace heater hose fitting

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You can make your own using a cheapplastic 3/4 quick disconnect toolfound at most auto parts stores. Take the tool and file it down a bit until it fits into the back of the fitting. Once you have it disconnected from the heater core pipes you can remove the rubber hoses from them and replace the plastic piece.

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  • How do I replace the heater hoses on my car?

  • Step 1 – Locate the heater hoses to be replaced and remove or relocate any obstructions. Step 2 – Some vehicles use a spring loaded hose clamp which can be removed by using a special hose clamp removal tool, a pair of pliers can also be used. A worm screw style of clamp will use a screw driver to remove.

  • What should I do if my heater hose is bubbling?

  • Heater hoses should be inspected for wear and failures when inspecting other coolant hoses such as the radiator hoses. Occasionally the heater core will trap air inside (post repair) the core producing a bubbling noise which should dissipate. Always clean the hose sealing surface (fitting) to ensure a good seal.

  • How does a coolant heater hose work?

  • Heater hoses transfer hot engine coolant into the heater core where it’s processed into warm air and utilized by the heater system. Some systems are designed with a fluid control valve which stops coolant from flowing into the core which should also be replaced with the hose set.

  • How do you remove a hose clamp from a car?

  • Step 2 – Some vehicles use a spring loaded hose clamp which can be removed by using a special hose clamp removal tool, a pair of pliers can also be used. A worm screw style of clamp will use a screw driver to remove.

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