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Old 06-25-2005, 08:50 PM   #1
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Alright, I am trying to flush the coolant system on my 1998 SSEI using the Prestone "Flush N' Fill" kit. The second step of the instructions tells me to cut the hose that "runs from the fire wall to top of the engine", which it also a calls the "heater inlet hose". This is where I will be installing the "T" connector to hook up to the garden hose.

I'm not sure which hose this is and would rather not screw up my car -- the nearest my friend and I can tell is that it might be the hose circled in the picture below:




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NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

that is a vacuum hose
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it should be connected to the heater core if im not mistaken
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it should be connected to the heater core if im not mistaken
Awesome. Good thing we didn't cut that line. Can you help me out a little more -- am I looking towards the front of the car or back? Left or right side?

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Piece of cake...the hoses are on the passenger side and if you follow them from the engine they go behind the strut tower and look impossible to get the clamps off.
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Congradulate yourself; You found almost the right hose, Just not close enough.

The correct hose is about 20-24" to the left, and 8-10" down.
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Alright, back to trying to figure this out. Am I warmer in this shot?



Left, right? Up, down?

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Look at the strut tower, where the black plastic meets the car for the maxifuse center. It'* under that plastic...so to speak.
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Well, there'* not much else further left. Am I closer now?

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