Radiator Hoses & Clamps

Upper & Lower Radiator Hoses, Bypass Hoses, Hose Clamps

The cooling system in your car is smart, keeping the engine from overheating by channeling coolant through it and then using that heat to warm the cabin. Engines produce a lot of heat as a result of the internal combustion processes, and without a properly operating cooling system, your engine can overheat quickly, leaving your car unable to run. If you don't want this to happen, you need to keep the cooling system in great shape.

We aim to provide our customers with the finest Radiator Hoses & Clamps the industry can offer, which is why we accept no compromise when it comes to the quality. Created by the most reputable names in the industry, such as Goodyear, Gates, Auto 7, Victor Reinz, Rein the Radiator Hoses & Clamps we've gathered for you feature precise design and everlasting durability.

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Cooling system hoses are vitally important to keeping your vehicle's cooling system fully operational and making sure your engine doesn't overheat. These tough, durable hoses are what allows the coolant fluid to circulate through the engine and reduce the temperature as the engine runs. If one or more of the cooling system hoses don't work properly because they are leaky, worn out, or there are blockages, then the whole cooling system can fail.

The system is comprised of a number of hoses, with most systems having two radiator hoses, which are the larger hoses that carry the coolant between the engine, where the coolant temperature rises as it absorbs heat, and the car's radiator, where the fluid is cooled. There are also heater hoses that supply coolant to the heater core, where the heat from the coolant is used to warm the cabin of the vehicle. In addition to the radiator and heater core hoses, most vehicles have a hose between the coolant reservoir/expansion tank and the radiator, and some vehicles may have a water pump bypass hose.

While the cooling system hoses used in your car are designed to be incredibly tough and heat-resistant, because of the heat and the pressure they have to operate under, they can eventually fail. In addition, hoses can fail from a phenomenon known as electrochemical degradation. This wear is caused by the interaction of the metal engine and radiator parts, hose, and coolant, which together create a weak current that causes a chemical reaction which destroys the rubber. We carry hoses constructed from EPDM (ethylene propylene diene monomer) rubber, which has been specially developed to resist electrochemical attack.

When replacing coolant hoses, don’t neglect the clamps. Metal clamps can degrade and corrode from continual exposure to heat coupled by exposure to moisture. It makes no sense to install new hoses and use old clamps that could cause a failure. In addition, many factory type clamps don’t lend themselves very well to being reused. To ensure a reliable and long lasting repair, be sure to order new clamps for every hose. We carry the ones that are right for your vehicle, including the traditional worm gear clamp that allows you to set just the right amount of tension without damaging the hose or the underlying connection.

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Everyone knows that your vehicle's engine needs its oil and filter changed at regular intervals. Most folks also know that there are other items which need regular servicing and replacement, such as the air and fuel filters. But what about the cooling system? The fact is, a modern vehicle's cooling system does such a great job at preventing an engine from...
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Cooling System Hoses Reviews
Average rating:4.54.6 - 14 reviews
2002 Mini Cooper
| Posted by | (Huffman, TX)

This was a cooling hose connector part that local auto parts stores did not carry. I found CARiD parts online, called and spoke with a parts technician. He was very courteous and informative. He located the correct part I needed, put the order in, and I received it in 2 days. I installed it and my 2006 mini cooper was up and running again! Thanks for the great service and help CARiD! I will definitely use your service again! Mike

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