How to Check Coolant Hose Leaks

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Old 10-29-08, 11:54 AM
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How to Check Coolant Hose Leaks

How to check coolant hose leaks if it can't be easily seen visually? I saw a mechanic attached a tool onto coolant filling neck (after removing cap) and pump air(?) in. If you can post a link to where I can find this tool, that would be great. Thanks!
 
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Old 11-27-08, 10:03 AM
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How to check coolant hose leaks if it can't be easily seen visually? I saw a mechanic attached a tool onto coolant filling neck (after removing cap) and pump air(?) in. If you can post a link to where I can find this tool, that would be great. Thanks!
Autozone has flushing kit that you may be able to use for what you want to pressurize the system. Don't OVER PRESSURIZE IT!! If not, they may rent a tool for that.
 
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Old 11-27-08, 01:58 PM
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what you are looking for is called a cooling system pressure tester. avaliable at most auto parts stores.

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Thanks for all replied! Found the leak and fixed it already.
 
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Old 11-28-08, 09:51 AM
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You passed up a perfectly good opportunity to buy tools??? Turn in
your DIY card!!!!
 
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cooling system leaks

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