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Old 04-20-2014, 08:49 PM
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my 1996 jeep Cherokee has a problem with the heat and the hose that leaves the block in the front is leaking alot does anyone know what its called so i can look for a new one and a price...then my rear axle is torn to $h!t i am looking for the best price i can find for a new rear drum break axle thank you so much
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Old 04-21-2014, 10:15 AM
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it was the water control valve that connects to the heater core...it was gushing coolant when i popped the hood and i wasn't sure if mabie the hose is just loose or mabie its cracked...is this a common problem?
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it was the water control valve that connects to the heater core...it was gushing coolant when i popped the hood and i wasn't sure if mabie the hose is just loose or mabie its cracked...is this a common problem?
Yes, that valve gets brittle and breaks. You can run without it, but coolant will continuously flow through heater core, versus being regulated by heater controls.
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my 1996 jeep Cherokee has a problem with the heat and the hose that leaves the block in the front is leaking alot:
On front of block and screwed into waterpump is the 'water pump inlet tube'.
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im trying to figure out if its a loose hose or a broken water control valve
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