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Date: 3 Mar 2007 08:35:52 -0800
From: "philcycles" <philcyclesnospamcom>
Subject: Re: 9000 86 oil cooler hose fitting repair replacement

philcycles wrote: > Michael W. Pioso wrote: > > Oil line hose connector going to top of oil cooler that is attached to > > passenger side of radiator leaks like a sieve... No longer available at > > dealer. How can I repair to stop oil leaking down hose and on to > > driveway? Any one have any ideas, please? TIA. > > > > Mike > > I replaced the leaky oil cooler lines on my C900 with ordinary > reinforced hose and clamps. these lines don't run at a very high > pressure and reinforced hose-the kind that you can see a fabric in the > cut end-works fine. > Phil Brown I received an email from Mike that my solution wouldn't work on his 9000. The 900s have a short metal pipe that the hose us crimped onto. I just cut it off and clamped a new hose on. Perhaps 9000 hoses are made the same. Perhaps not. I've never owned a 9000. Phil Brown

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