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Modifications apportées à l’Mercedes W123 Diesel Short Bypass Coolant Hose Replacementintroduction

Modifié par Nicolas Siemsen

Modification approuvée par Nicolas Siemsen

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[ ]Mercedes W123
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[ ]replacement
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[ ]Short Bypass Coolant Hose
Title
[ ]Mercedes W123 Diesel Short Bypass Coolant Hose Replacement
Introduction
How could 2" of anything cause much trouble on a car? [ … ] Well, if you're talking about the short coolant hose that connects the thermostat housing to the water pump, it definitely can! [ … ] In fact, it's often one of the first things to leak on your cooling system. Maybe it's because it's so short there isn't much room for failure. Whatever the case, if it's leaking it's time to replace it. It's pretty critical, after all. It carries all of the coolant that flows through the engine when the thermostat is closed during the warm up process. [ … ] As always when dealing with automotive fluids you should wear the proper protective gear, such as gloves and glasses. Also be sure to catch the fluid properly and dispose of it safely and in an environmentally sound way!
Time Required Min
45 minutes
Time Required Max
45 minutes
Difficulty
Moderate
Conclusion
[ ]To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.
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Summary
[ ]It's often the small things that cause the most trouble. This is the case with the diesel W123 cooling system as well. One of the first hoses to leak is the short little hose that connects the thermostat to the water pump.

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