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|Subject: Heater core feed hose Sun Sep 27, 2009 3:35 pm|| |
My Heater core feed hose blew at this round plastic peice and an aluminum crimped sleeve. I'm not sure what it is, it looks like it has a spring inside of it. Help!!
|Subject: Re: Heater core feed hose Sun Sep 27, 2009 3:57 pm|| |
That is a pressure reducer. I have in the past cut that out and in its place put a peice of 1/2 copper pipe and clamps until I could replace the hose.
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|Subject: Re: Heater core feed hose Sun Sep 27, 2009 10:31 pm|| |
Yeah, it's just a flow restrictor to protect the heater core at WOT. You can still get them cheap from GM. But the regular garden hose repair kit will get you by for now.
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