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Spitting Coolant Help!!!

Discussion in 'VR - VS Holden Commodore (1993 - 1997)' started by VScom, Aug 6, 2006.

  1. VScom

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    Hi peeps,

    Driving my car home last night after 12 hour shift at work and my car decided to **** itself.
    it started steaming under the bonnet at the lights and i pulled over and had a look.

    it appears that one of the hoses came off which is somehow connected to the radiator coolant, the whole hose cam off and took a nice chunk of the metal internal pipe with it:bang:

    does anyone know what the part is called and how much it would be. it appears to come from the engine and its on the left hand side if looking into bonnet, pass the battery. it is a metal unit and it has 4 hoses coming from it. 2 pipes link into the car and 2 pipes link into the engine. Any help would be appreciated as i want to get my hands on the part come monday and fix it myself. and if anyone has had this prob before, is it hard to fix?

    Cheers.:bow:
     
  2. HATER VP

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    Sounds like the heater tap. Get a pic so we can be 100% sure.
    If its the heater tap there about $30-40 from Repco.
     
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    Cheers for the info

    Me missus mate took a photo and showed her BF and hes a mechanic and he said its the heater tap.

    Got one on order for 2morrow at repco so ill fix it when i aint working.

    Cheers Mate:D
     
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    Your Missus has a boyfriend??? :eek: I'm assuming it's an ex-missus?
    If it's not, please don't tell my missus that this is normal. :my:
    She'll want one too.
     
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    No his missus's mate. -This is getting confusing-
     
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    Nah Fellas,

    The only BF my missus has is me.

    I said my missus mates BF, sounds like an episode of Bold & Beautiful.:rofl:

    In laman terms: My Girlfriends friend took a photo to show her Boyfriend, who is a mechanic.

    Cheers fellas, im getting the part 2morrow so all is good.
     
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    Oops. Sorry about that. I did read that wrong, didn't I? :D
     
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    yeah heater tap $40 something from holden, make sure you get the right one because i think they changed the design, i had one from a 97 model which didnt work on my 95
     

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