Problem Description and Possible Solution
The quick-connect fittings for the heater hoses tend to leak engine coolant. This problem commonly occurs because the metal housing has become brittle, which can break and cause leaks.
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Average mileage: 177,972 (125,000–217,000)
18 people reported this problem
slight coolant leak for about 6 days, then on cold engine start- threaded end of heater hose adapter broke off-hope I can fix it for cheap (ain't nothing cheap any more, but I can still hope
happened to me ,then when I tried to remove it I broke the cast aluminum manifold,cost manifold 50.00 gasket set50.00 plus labor uuurrg