Gates is the Automotive Aftermarket leader in the unique Modular assembly coolant hose segment. Gates Modular Radiator Hose is manufactured to fit specific applications. Similar to OEM specifications and includes specific essential integrated OE components such as; hose branches, quick-connectors, sensors, restrictors, etc.
Features & Benefits:
Heat and ozone resistant cover.
Engineered to resist electrochemical degradation - the leading cause of hose failure.
Re-engineered materials resist vacuum collapse; this reduces the need for internal springs in many applications.
Temperature rating: -40° F to 275° F (-40° C to 135° C) in coolant hose applications.
Meets SAE 20R4 and 20R3 Type EC Class D-1 and D-2 specifications.
Signs it is Time to Replace Your Heater Hose(s)
Prevent system contamination and coolant leaks that could cause your engine to overheat by checking for these common signs of Heater Hose damage / failure:
Soft / mushy hose ends, usually about 2 inches from the clamp.
Internally Damaged Hose
Moisture, drips or coolant bleed marks on or around the hose clamps, connectors or hose.
Slight swelling, or a hardened, glossy cover that is covered with cracks.
Heat Damaged Hose
Tiny, parallel cracks in the cover, usually at hose bends.
Ozone Damaged Hose
Rubbing marks on, or damage to the hose cover.
Abrasion Damaged Hose
Soft or spongy to the touch - bulges and swelling are readily apparent.
Oil Contaminated Hose
Protect The Ride – O-Rings & Rubber
Protect The Ride – Plastic Elements in the Cooling System