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the bottom radiator hose contains a spring to prevent collapse.These sometimes corrode so if your hoses are old could be worth a look
It depends on the car. If the core has a hole, and leaks coolant, you most definitely cannot drive it. You will need to bypass the heater core entirely. Otherwise, if it is blocked, you still need to bypass the core. You don't want to stop the coolant from flowing, or you might as well not have it. This depends on how your core is hooked up though. If ...
There are two things which can be wrong (that I'm aware of) with the heater core. It can be plugged (not letting coolant through), or it can leak. If blocked, there's absolutely no issue. Drive without heat. If it leaks, you'll need to run your heater hoses in a loop, to bypass the heater core. Basically, you are taking one hose from one side (either intake ...
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