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Title: radiator
Post by: bayliss on February 19, 2013, 01:54:10 AM
Hello all,  this is my first time on this forum and it won't be the last lol.i have a 1996 galaxy mk1 2.0l petrol.the problem is the top hose for the radiator is leaking .how do i get it it .your help would be appreciated
Title: Re: radiator
Post by: Chrispb on February 19, 2013, 07:37:45 PM
Hello Bayliss welcome to the forum.
Am not familiar with the 2 litre petrol but am guessing your having problems removing the spring type hose clips?
There is a special tool available for this which makes the job easier or you could improvise with a pair of swan neck pliers.
Title: Re: radiator
Post by: gregers on February 19, 2013, 07:53:16 PM
 welcome5
you might also like to try some mole grips if there's enough space,coz there a  [CRY] to do.
Title: Re: radiator
Post by: Mirez on February 19, 2013, 07:56:08 PM
I would suggest replacing it with a jubilee clip once its off!!
Title: Re: radiator
Post by: bayliss on February 19, 2013, 08:37:29 PM
Ok thanks,I'll let you know how i get on
 ;)