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1998 dodge dakota: heater hose..water pump..wiggle..the bracket moves

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My 1998 dodge dakota is leaking coolant from one of the heater hose fittings on the water pump. This tube is connected to a bracket connected to the engine. When I wiggle the hose the bracket moves and coolant leaks out. Do I have to change the water pump to fix this or can I replace the hose tube going into the water pump?
Submitted: 8 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Eric replied 8 years ago.

Hi,

 

You can change just the pipe. Make sure you use a new o-ring on the end of it, lubricated with coolant before you install it.

 

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Customer: replied 8 years ago.
Thanks Eric you are awesome!!

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