Go Premium for a chance to win a PS4. Enter to Win

x
?
Solved

Rubber hose

Posted on 2016-11-10
5
Medium Priority
?
124 Views
Last Modified: 2016-11-11
I have 99 ford expedition 5.4 4wd. Few years ago I have an issue with the transmission cooling lines. They were started leaking. I took it to the shop and they told me that the cheapest way to fix it is to put a rubber hose on it. Since than I never have any issue on those leaks. My question is does it fix the problem permanently or it needs to fix it again in the future?
0
Comment
Question by:Ann K
5 Comments
 
LVL 30

Accepted Solution

by:
Dr. Klahn earned 1000 total points
ID: 41883279
Transmission cooler hose is a reinforced rubber hose, so if you've used the proper hose, there should be no issues in the remaining lifetime of this 17 year old vehicle.
.
0
 
LVL 19

Assisted Solution

by:Mal Osborne
Mal Osborne earned 500 total points
ID: 41883308
Many vehicles leave the factory with flexible hoses as part of the transmission fluid circuit. As long as you use hose designed for that purpose, and it is not is a position where it will be exposed to sunlight, rocks, or exhaust heat it should be fine.
0
 
LVL 99

Assisted Solution

by:John Hurst
John Hurst earned 500 total points
ID: 41883325
Rubber in this installation will deteriorate over time. Not only should it be reinforced, it should also be silicone rubber (synthetic rubber). These are not cheap so you may wish to be concerned as time goes by.
0
 

Author Closing Comment

by:Ann K
ID: 41884365
Thank You.
0
 
LVL 99

Expert Comment

by:John Hurst
ID: 41884366
You are very welcome and I was happy to help.
0

Featured Post

Ready for your healthcare security check-up?

In the past few years, healthcare organizations have become a prime target for advanced attacks. Does your organization have what it needs to defend itself? Schedule your healthcare security check-up today and download our free Healthcare Security Resource Kit today!

Question has a verified solution.

If you are experiencing a similar issue, please ask a related question

This article outlines why you need to choose a backup solution that protects your entire environment – including your VMware ESXi and Microsoft Hyper-V virtualization hosts – not just your virtual machines.
This article is written by John Gates, CISSP. Gates, the SNUG President-Elect, currently holds the position of Manager of Information Systems at Lake Park High School in Roselle, Illinois.
Notifications on Experts Exchange help you keep track of your activity and updates in one place. Watch this video to learn how to use them on the site to quickly access the content that matters to you.
Articles on a wide range of technology and professional topics are available on Experts Exchange. These resources are written by members, for members, and can be written about any topic you feel passionate about. Learn how to best write an article t…
Suggested Courses

916 members asked questions and received personalized solutions in the past 7 days.

Join the community of 500,000 technology professionals and ask your questions.

Join & Ask a Question