What causes radiator hoses to collapse?

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Why is the Upper and lower radiator hoses collapse on a 2003 Chevy Impala?

check radiator cap for wear. defective cap can cause radiotor hoses to collapse.

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Plugged radiator, Bad thermostat, water pump not working, radiator hoses collapsing and dont forget no oil

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Bad radiator fan motor; bad radiator fan relay; clogged radiator; thermostat stuck closed; loose belt; bad water pump; hoses leaking;

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a hose or radiator may be broken. check your hoses and radiator. where is leak coming from?? front, right?? find general area and continue from there

What causes radiator hose with thermostat to collapses a1996 Honda accord with 2.2 liter engine.?

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How many radiator hoses does a 1999 ford explorer have?

2 radiator hoses / the top radiator hose comes from the engine thermostat / and the bottom radiator hose returns to the engine water pump

Why are all radiator hoses hot except the lower hose?

Lower radiator hoses in water cooled engines are return lines. The upper radiator hoses are feed lines of hot engine water to the radiator. The reason that lower hoses are cooler is that the radiator has allowed much of the water's heat to dissipate into the air. Thus, a lower radiator hose contains cooler water than other radiator and heater hose lines.

What causes a 94 Cadillac STS to overheat and coolant to be low?

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What would cause Both radiator hoses to collapsed?

Radiator cap