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How to Loosen A Stuck Radiator Hose

Created on: 2019-08-18

In this video, 1A Auto shows you a trick of the trade to help loosen up those pesky stuck rubber hoses.

  1. step 1 :Removing a Stuck Rubber Hose
    • Carefully slide the end of the angled pick between the hose and the fitting
    • Slide the pick around the inside of the hose to pull it away from the fitting
    • Pull the hose off the fitting

What's up, guys? I'm Andy from 1A Auto. I'm going to show you a quick little trick if you're having trouble getting a coolant hose off. A lot of times these coolant hoses with the rubber, when they heat and expand, heating and cooling, they get stuck to whatever they're attached to. Twisting the hose might work for you. Another trick is taking a pick. We actually sell these picks at 1AAuto.com. You get underneath the hose and then you just go all the way around the hose just like that. That loosens up that seal and then you slide it right off.

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