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Re: 2001 V70XC - Leak at radiator hose to thermostat

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xHeart wrote: Tue Dec 03, 2019 9:36 am This thread is reverted to UNSOLVED since the slow escape of coolant continues.
What's best type of hose to purchase from the auto parts store to replace the bleeder hose -- ID, material, etc?
Probably best to pm me since I think I have an extra one, send me part number and a; address , if you dare
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Re: 2001 V70XC - Leak at radiator hose to thermostat

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The dry coolant and wetness was persistent and visible. I installed this Valeo/Volvo radiator a year ago. Volvo offered a replacement radiator under warranty. Replaced the bleeder hose too, and filled with coolant mix for -40F.

So far, it is dry and level looks good in tank.
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Re: 2001 V70XC - Leak at radiator hose to thermostat  Topic is solved

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Gets a SOLVED grade!
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