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While revving the engine (at operating temp) during a fuel pressure test ('99 Intrigue 3.8L Series II 168K), I noticed the upper radiator hose collapsing. Answer I can think of Three things, 1. Thremostat stuck open. 2. Poor quality radiator hose or the spring inside is bent or missing. net Updated: 2012-07-04 Download: Lly collapsed radiator hose at Marks Web of Books and 2005 Duramax cooling system issues - FullsizeChevy. A radiator cap that is faulty could also prevent coolant from returning to the engine. This would create a vacuum and cause the radiator hoses to collapse. 1987 Camry LE, 3SFE, 410,000 km. The upper rad hose collapses flat after the car has cooled down for a spell. Own a 1998 Civic LX with 120K miles - The top radiator hose keeps collapsing after I drive it and it cools down I find the hose is collapsed. As the title says when my car cools down the radiator hose suctions shut (collapses). You can check the radiator by opening the cap after the collapse. If doing so causes the hose to go back to its normal state, the radiator cap is the problem. Car Forums Collapsed Radiator hose Whats the Cause?
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Yesterday, coming home I noticed my temp was a few degrees higher. Got up to 87*C when it is normally 82*C with almost no fluctuations. i had my hood up checking what seems like a slight exhaust leak. I did a pressure test on my E420's cooling system and found a leak in the upper radiator hose where it connects to the engine. I was poking around in my engine bay yesterday and noticed that my upper radiator hose was almost totally collapsed. Listen up. Typical smashed radiator hose. In a closed cooling system, as the radiator fluid cools after shutting off the engine, the fluid contracts creating a vacuum in the colling system. While checking my oil on my zx2, I noticed my upper radiator hose was collapsed. I took the radiator cap off and the hose popped back into place. If you find that your car has a problem with the radiator, then you may have to repair a radiator hose which has collapsed, or even completely remove part of the hose. Tire Kickin' gt; General FSJ Tech I'm trying to fix an overheating issue in my new-to-me 1987 Grand Wagoneer.
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For the I have never seen a hose colapse. Today after driving my '79 for its monthly startup during the winter months, I noticed that my upper radiator hose was colapsed! hose collapse is a function of radiator cap. Period. wrong rotation of pump will be caught by not being able to screw fan clutch onto w/p Good news. What Causes Radiator Hoses in Cars to Collapse? I have a 97GTP with a new water pump and new radiator hoses top bottom. both hoses are collapsed after the car cools down from driving. Top radiator hose collapses when I rev the engine. been driving around the past couple days and today i popped the hood and saw that my upper radiator hose was sucked flat after it had sat a couple hours. Duramax 6600 I just had my injectors replaced. Ok so here's a new question for any experts out here. Best Answer: Rubber hoses deteriorate over time, and the inside of the hose gets spongy and will not maintain its shape.
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Got 06 CC,OR,BT,FF,4x4,just over 30k.Every thing running and acting normal. Radiator Hose Coils: Molded radiator hoses like yet not enough to cause collapsed hoses or leaks in seals if they're in good condition. I replaced the upper and lower radiator hoses on my 91RS 5.0 two years ago and they collapse after extended driving. radiator hoses, radiator caps, radiator hose: Radiator caps are pressure/vacuum caps. 47 - Current classic GM Trucks gt; The 1973 - 1987 Chevrolet GMC Pickups Message Board OK here is a long drawn out problem. Subject: Collapsed Hose Mike tells me: I have a collapsed upper radiator hose on my 2001 Alero. When I open the cap slowly air rushes in and the hose returns to normal.