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What is the name of the part that the lower radiator hose

Customer Question

What is the name of the part that the lower radiator hose connects to i have a 2002 ford e250 its not the waterpump but there appears to be a weephole that coolant is leaking from
JA: What part of the car is the leak coming from? And are you sure it's water?
Customer: front drivers side where the lower radaitor ose connects to the motor
JA: Are you fixing your E250 yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: yes i am also replacing the radiator and i did the water pump approx 6 months ago and that is not leaking but on older vehicles that i have worked on the lower hose connects to the water pump not so in this case
JA: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: no
Submitted: 6 months ago.
Category: Ford
Expert:  George H. replied 6 months ago.

Hello I will help,

Which engine is in your vehicle?

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
5.4
Expert:  George H. replied 6 months ago.

Thank you

I am having trouble with my database so I will OPT OUT

Sorry

Expert:  kalamykid replied 6 months ago.

The lower hose connects to the oil filter adapter.

Expert:  kalamykid replied 6 months ago.

Here is a diagram of it.

Customer: replied 6 months ago.
Is it normal for this part to go?
Expert:  kalamykid replied 6 months ago.

The gasket between the adapter and the engine block is. I have seen a pin hole form in the housing a time or two, but it is not very common.