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What does a Radiator Hose do?

Radiator hoses channel the coolant through the various components of the cooling system (like the radiator) and the engine. The system has several hoses that all contribute to creating a closed cooling system. Usually two hoses connect the radiator to the engine; the lower radiator hose joins the engine and water pump while the top radiator hose joins the radiator to the top of the engine pushing coolant into the engine.

How do you know there is something wrong with a Radiator Hose?

  • When steams appears around the engine bay.
  • When you can identify cracked or brittle hoses.
  • When the heater or air-conditioning doesn't perform as well as usual.
  • When there is coolant leaking from the hoses (wet patch under car).

When should you consider a Radiator Hose replacement?

Over time, a radiator hose's condition can deteriorate as it is continuously subjected to significant temperature fluctuations. Because of this it can be that a hose becomes brittle and cracks. This causes leaks leading to an inadequate supply of coolant to the system which, in turn, can lead to further expensive damage to the engine. It is therefore vital issues with the cooling system are addressed professionally and timely to prevent further damage.

Should you experience problems with a radiator hose then it is advisable to have the hose inspected and, if necessary, have it replaced. Remember, hoses should always be serviced as and when stipulated in the guidelines set out by your car's manufacturer.

What happens during a Radiator Hose replacement?

  • Mechanic will read the ECU for possible fault codes related to the cooling system.
  • Mechanic will inspect the cooling system and hoses as well as perform a pressure test of the cooling system to check for leaks.
  • If necessary, the mechanic will replace the damaged radiator hoses.
  • Mechanic will advise if any other parts need to be replaced.
  • Mechanic will refill the cooling system.
  • Mechanic will bleed the cooling system.
  • Mechanic will inspect the cooling system once again for leaks.

How much does a Radiator Hose Replacement cost?

The cost of replacing a radiator hose, also called a water hose, depends on your car and what parts your car's manufacturer recommends using for the replacement. Find out what you could save by having a radiator hose replaced by ClickMechanic, by selecting your car at the top of this page!

How much does a Radiator Hose repair cost?

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These estimates may include Engine coolant/antifreeze, Engine coolant/antifreeze, Radiator bottom hose and/or Radiator top hose

34 manufacturers for Radiator Hose Repair

Name Clickmechanic Click mechanic average Independent garage estimate Franchise dealer estimate

Alfa Romeo

Parts costs: £52.59 - £88.07

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 23

£102

£64 - £121

£86 - £183

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Audi

Parts costs: £35.85 - £90.59

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# of quotes: 278

£109

£52 - £133

£76 - £205

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BMW

Parts costs: £52.24 - £85.69

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# of quotes: 885

£114

£87 - £126

£131 - £194

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Chevrolet

Parts costs: £33.61 - £78.25

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# of quotes: 50

£92

£56 - £114

£84 - £176

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Chrysler

Parts costs: £55.46 - £89.01

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# of quotes: 21

£106

£81 - £107

£118 - £154

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Citroen

Parts costs: £27.96 - £44.06

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# of quotes: 179

£84

£66 - £86

£110 - £142

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Dacia

Parts costs: £81.16 - £97.40

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 2

£155

£152 - £152

£239 - £239

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Fiat

Parts costs: £43.87 - £105.17

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# of quotes: 183

£111

£69 - £137

£103 - £203

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Ford

Parts costs: £34.02 - £76.06

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# of quotes: 742

£103

£70 - £118

£112 - £185

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Honda

Parts costs: £36.04 - £68.89

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# of quotes: 40

£97

£73 - £106

£117 - £167

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Hyundai

Parts costs: £38.30 - £69.11

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# of quotes: 51

£88

£62 - £101

£93 - £156

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Jaguar

Parts costs: £52.11 - £127.67

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 55

£174

£118 - £175

£193 - £264

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Jeep

Parts costs: £63.61 - £76.33

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# of quotes: 12

£108

£91 - £91

£131 - £131

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Kia

Parts costs: £35.63 - £79.36

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# of quotes: 29

£94

£66 - £115

£103 - £177

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Land Rover

Parts costs: £61.65 - £176.50

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# of quotes: 83

£161

£97 - £199

£144 - £280

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Lexus

Parts costs: £40.63 - £68.65

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# of quotes: 20

£94

£79 - £104

£125 - £161

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Mazda

Parts costs: £28.33 - £51.57

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# of quotes: 31

£85

£72 - £95

£121 - £155

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Mercedes-Benz

Parts costs: £36.30 - £70.63

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# of quotes: 85

£96

£64 - £108

£98 - £168

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MINI

Parts costs: £49.38 - £141.24

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# of quotes: 160

£130

£90 - £167

£140 - £239

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Mitsubishi

Parts costs: £33.30 - £49.53

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# of quotes: 10

£83

£65 - £89

£103 - £145

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Nissan

Parts costs: £43.13 - £63.38

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# of quotes: 76

£79

£59 - £81

£84 - £120

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Peugeot

Parts costs: £25.86 - £50.01

Labour time: 0-2 hours

# of quotes: 483

£84

£62 - £100

£102 - £166

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Porsche

Parts costs: £33.55 - £51.86

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 8

£105

£94 - £108

£160 - £181

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Renault

Parts costs: £63.69 - £89.25

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# of quotes: 88

£129

£95 - £157

£140 - £253

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Saab

Parts costs: £29.34 - £53.72

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# of quotes: 34

£74

£57 - £92

£91 - £148

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SEAT

Parts costs: £40.50 - £64.46

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# of quotes: 117

£98

£55 - £114

£77 - £184

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Skoda

Parts costs: £48.63 - £99.44

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# of quotes: 32

£125

£84 - £132

£129 - £197

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Smart

Parts costs: £46.10 - £55.33

Labour time: 1-2 hours

# of quotes: 2

£144

£122 - £122

£207 - £207

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Subaru

Parts costs: £62.78 - £75.33

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 32

£91

£87 - £87

£124 - £124

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Suzuki

Parts costs: £26.42 - £46.39

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# of quotes: 51

£64

£54 - £71

£86 - £112

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Toyota

Parts costs: £34.41 - £48.77

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# of quotes: 85

£92

£73 - £90

£119 - £147

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Vauxhall

Parts costs: £26.91 - £66.70

Labour time: 0-1 hours

# of quotes: 1161

£88

£56 - £105

£90 - £164

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Volkswagen

Parts costs: £40.08 - £72.58

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# of quotes: 202

£98

£64 - £118

£95 - £188

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Volvo

Parts costs: £36.63 - £50.97

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# of quotes: 32

£87

£72 - £81

£115 - £127

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  • Mitsubishi Fuso
  • Moskvich
  • Bentley
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  • LDV
  • Ford US
  • Aixam
  • Austin
  • Daewoo
  • Daimler
  • Dodge
  • FSO
  • Iveco
  • Maybach
  • MG
  • Rolls-Royce
  • Santana
  • Tata
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  • Piaggio
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  • Infiniti
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Estimates on repair costs, such as the above results for a radiator hose repair, are created by combining data from multiple third-party sources. The actual cost of using your local repair providers may be outside of the estimated range. We provide estimates on repair costs for information only and accept no liability for any inaccuracies or errors. If you think an estimate is incorrect, please contact us to let us know.

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Recent Radiator Hose repair quotes

These recent quotes were taken from our quote engine which uses third-party industry standard data on repair times, along with a live parts retailer, and a regional labour rate to build an accurate free quote. We are constantly improving our quote engine, so please let us know if a price seems incorrect.

£86.17

Radiator hose replacement - top

Renault Trafic
Braintree
£76.01

Radiator hose replacement - bottom

Alfa Romeo MiTo
London
£90.93

Radiator hose replacement - bottom

Skoda Fabia
Sedbergh
£77.81

Radiator hose replacement - bottom

Vauxhall Zafira
Birmingham