4.2. Cooling system hoses

The number, order and structure of hoses change depending on model, but in general one general procedure is used.

Check durability of clips of hoses or new hoses after several hundred kilometers of escape.

In case of need fill the cooling system.

Removal and replacement

1. Before beginning work, check, new hoses together with new clips are available if it is necessary. It is recommended to replace clips together with hoses.
2. Merge cooling liquid from the cooling system (see subsection 2.4.5), having kept at the same time cooling liquid if it is suitable for recycling.
3. Oil clips of hoses if they are damaged by corrosion.
4. Exempt clips from the corresponding hoses. Three types of hoses are used; screw, spring and coupling.
5. Screw clips it is released by turn of its screw counterclockwise. Spring clips are released by compression of its ears and its removal from a hose branch pipe. Coupling clips are not reused and it is the best of all to cut off them scissors on metal or nippers.
6. Remove farewell and hoses which fasten to the deleted hose. Just in case try to remember a former arrangement of all elements.
7. Roundabouts remove a hose from its branch pipe. Do not damage branch pipes on such fragile components as a radiator. If the hose got stuck strongly, often the best way – to cut off it a sharp knife, but besides do not damage a branch pipe.
8. Before installation of a new hose grease branch pipes with soap water or other lubricant for rubber. Do not use oil or lubricant which can corrode rubber.
9. Establish hose clips for the ends of a hose, later establish a hose on branch pipes.
10. Record a hose in this position, and then, fix hose clips.
11. Fill the cooling system.
12. Start the engine and check whether there is no leak.