Jump to content

Radiator hose split big time!


Recommended Posts

Hi everyone, I am here with my 1st issue on my 2002 Forester 2.0xt! I was driving yesterday and all of a sudden a cloud of steam came pouring out of my bonnet so I pulled over, popped the bonnet to find a big split in the Upper Radiator Hose and also the expansion tank lid had come open and is now full to the brim with liquid. I am not very knowledgeable of anything mechanical so am unsure why its happened I assume it over heated but I cant say for sure as at the time I wasn't paying attention to that as the stupid Sat Nav had sent me the wrong way so I was trying to find my way back again.


I have included a picture of the split and also tried to get a part number picture as I am struggling to find the correct hose so I am hoping someone can point me in the right direction ad any advice would be great!

Thanks in advance




EDIT - I have done a little research and I now assume it is the head gasket!! I do hope I am wrong



Link to comment
Share on other sites

Join the conversation

You can post now and register later. If you have an account, sign in now to post with your account.

Reply to this topic...

×   Pasted as rich text.   Paste as plain text instead

  Only 75 emoji are allowed.

×   Your link has been automatically embedded.   Display as a link instead

×   Your previous content has been restored.   Clear editor

×   You cannot paste images directly. Upload or insert images from URL.


  • Create New...