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 Post subject: Help 97 EL Falcon Has Blown A Heater Hose
Posted: Fri May 04, 2007 2:46 am 
Getting Side Ways

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Driving Home From a mates house and half way back i heard a Bang about 20 seconds later the heater started going cold and the car was getting hotter so pulled up at another mates house just near my house didnt want to risk it to do more damage to the car anyway
got the car towed home by (Shannonwulff) - Fordmods username)

got home and noticed the heater hose under the Intake system has split

Help thank



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Posted: Fri May 04, 2007 3:17 am 
Oompa Loompa

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Location: Riverland
SA, Australia

just grab some new hose, think its 5/8th inch and replace it.

check your other hoses, is your radiator alright. might be a bit blocked up.?
Posted: Fri May 04, 2007 10:03 am 
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I'd be replacing all your under manifold coolant hoses at least.

They'll be 3/4" (19mm), places like supercrap auto do have premoulded hose lengths with bends to suit the heater.
The small hose that goes between the front and rear engine pipes is 3/8" (10mm).

If your running an LPG converter, the hoses will most likely be 5/8" (16mm), otherwise the Tickford setups run 3/8" hoses from memory.



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