i just got a new radiater, thermosat, sensor and fan motor. if the top hose is swelling up is that because it has air or what else could it be?
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1996 Acura TL Question: why is my top hose at the radiater swelling up?
Answer #1Greg's Orange Auto (12976 Answers) , Orange, CA - (714) 361-9386globalhelper February 06, 2013, 06:05Master
could be just a weak hose or headgasket issues.have you overheated car badly?
Answer #2Miles Auto Services (884 Answers) , Richmond, VA - (804) 885-4176milesauto February 06, 2013, 06:19Master
Weak hose?...replace it first and see if new that fixes your problem. Could be more serious problem like Greg says.
Answer #3csubak30 February 06, 2013, 07:29Master
Agree with above. Hose has weakened and can't support the radiator pressure anymore. Replace hose and that should resolve problem. Hopefully, this is all it takes unless you are getting too hot. Then you could have another issue.