Heater core return line replacement.

Discussion in '96-04 - 2V Specific' started by gstewart, Sep 23, 2015.

  1. gstewart

    gstewart New Member

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    Broke the heater core return line off last night. It broke on the plastic part of the 90 degree. Do I need to purchase the hose with the plastic clip on the end like the own or can I use a hose from the parts store and use hose clamps at firewall?
     
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    lwarrior1016 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Do you have a picture of where it broke? I don't remember mine ever having any plastic pieces, mine is all push on hose with a clamp on it.
     
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    I don't have a picture of the piece broken on the car. This is the replacement hose. It broke on the 90 degree plastic piece. It's a push lock style like a fuel rail.
     
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    lwarrior1016 Moderator Staff SN95 Supporter

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    Interesting. I don't have anything like that on my 98 and my old 02 didn't have it either. Both of mine had regular heater hose with a clamp, so I will venture to say that you can do the same.
     
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    I used regular clamps before.
     
  6. gstewart

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    Just replaced it with new replacement hose from lmr.