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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 9:15 pm 
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Today i arrived at school to find my temp gauge was a little up on normal so i lifted the bonnet and found a hole in the bottom radiator hose it p****d all the fluid out everywhere any way got a new one from ford dealer all fixed up now but just want to know if anyone has had same problem with there radiator hoses on EF's, if its just a weakness or i have a problem

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 9:25 pm 
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its probably just that the hose is about 10 years old, they cant last forever

 

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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 9:29 pm 
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if i was you i would replace all of the hoses .thay are probley all on there way out.
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Posted: Mon May 15, 2006 10:10 pm 
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Yeah good idea i will go to ford dealer tomorrow and get the other pipes the bottom one cost me around $28 i think hopefully the others aren't that dear.

 

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Posted: Tue May 16, 2006 9:02 am 
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Yeah replace all including heater hoses and check the steel ones on either side of the water pump going down to the firewall, they may have pin holes from rust.
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Posted: Tue May 16, 2006 9:32 am 
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yer my dad had that same problem he took his car to FORD also he changed his thermostat

 

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