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Old 03-02-2005, 01:52 PM   #1
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Default 95 SLE What tool to undo heater hose clamps on core?

Can someone post a picture or a part number or a source of supply for the hose clamp pliers that will work to remove those two spring clamps on the heater hoses where they attach to the core on a '95 SLE?

I would prefer to remove the hoses without removing the entire heater assembly from the car!

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Here'* what GM recommends. Called a MUBEA hose clamp tool. NAPA says $100 for a similar cable-type tool. Must be a cheaper, easier way?

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Snap- On man says Mayhew is the best but I would like to try the Lisle and see how they work.

http://search.ebay.com/hose-clamp-pl...fkrZ1QQfromZR8

http://www.thetoolwarehouse.net/shop/TTW418.html#1218

http://www.thetoolwarehouse.net/shop/MAY-28650.html

http://www.thetoolwarehouse.net/shop/LIS-35610.html



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Well, yeah, MOS, that'* good, that'* good, but you just weren't quick enough! I already bought the Mayhew tool. Cost me $74 from the MAC tool man in DesMoines, but the clamps were off in about 3 minutes. Thanks, Ron for the good advice. It works slicker than snot on a doorknob.

Dang, think of the money I could have saved if I had gone with MOS'* plan!
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