Part Details

  • Location: Lower

This replacement LOWER radiator hose is among the highest quality replacements on the market!


  • FRONT LOWER Radiator Hose
  • Replaces dealer part number: 17 12 7 515 489, 17127515489
  • Direct replacement for a weakened or leaking hose
  • Made from high quality rubber for superb fit & function
  • Built to strict quality control standards
  • Does NOT fit SC models

This radiator hose is a great replacement and offers good cost savings over a dealer hose!

Item Condition: New

WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm -

Wear and Tear

This item is backed by a 60-day warranty against defects in materials and workmanship under its intended use. The warranty does not cover normal wear and tear. 

  1. step : Drain the radiator (1:06)
    • Under the vehicle, under the driver's side, open the petcock to drain the radiator fluid into a catch pan.
    • If that doesn't work, unclip the radiator hose and pull it away slowly to drain it in a controlled manner.
  2. step : Remove the serpentine belt tensioner (2:40)
    • Use a 15 mm wrench to release tension from your serpentine belt.
    • Remove your serpentine belt from your tensioner
    • Unbolt the tensioner with your 13 mm socket and ratchet.
  3. step : Remove the radiator belt (3:05)
    • Use your pliers to unclamp the engine end of the radiator hose.
  4. step : Install the new radiator hose (4:07)
    • Use stainless steel band clamps
    • Put the hose on to the engine and the radiator spout.
    • Use a screwdriver to tighten the band clamps.
  5. step : Re-install the serpentine belt tensioner (5:37)
    • Bolt your belt tensioner back on with your 13 mm socket and ratchet.
    • Use your serpentine belt diagram and a 15 mm socket and ratchet to put the serpentine belt back on.
  6. step : Refill the radiator with radiator fluid (6:57)
    • Use a funnel and the appropriate radiator fluid for your vehicle to refill the radiator reservoir.

Tools needed for replacement:

    General Tools

  • Jack Stands
  • Floor Jack

  • Pliers, Cutters & misc Wrenches

  • Slip-Joint Pliers

  • Ratchets & Related

  • Ratchet

  • Screwdrivers & Related

  • Flat Blade Screwdriver

  • Sockets - Metric

  • 13mm Socket
  • 15mm Socket

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Vehicle Fit

Year Make Model Description
2002-2004Mini Cooper Mini Cooper Lower Radiator Hose
2005Mini Cooper Mini Cooper Lower Radiator Hose (Built Before 5/05 Production Date)

This part replaces:

  • OE # 17127515489
Only 2 left in stock
Part #: 1ARHL00009

Order must be placed by 4pm ET

Get it in: 2 - 4 Business Days

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How-to Video:

(07:58 min)