Get more out of your heater hose with a Safety Stripe® Series Heater Hose constructed for extra-long service life. Intended for use on cars and light trucks, this EPDM hose is unaffected by most coolants, non-oil based coolant additives, and high cooling system pressures. Additionally, it is resistant to high temperatures for extended periods of time, which aids in prolonging its service life, resulting in a more efficient engine.
Features & Benefits:
Temperature Range: -40°C to +125°C (-40°F to +257°F)
Not recommended for heavy-duty trucks, buses, or off-road construction equipment; use the Green Stripe® heater hose for these applications
Meets SAE 20R3 Standard Wall Class D-2 requirements
Signs it is Time to Replace Your Heater Hose(s)
Prevent system contamination and coolant leaks that could cause your engine to overheat by checking for these common signs of Heater Hose damage / failure:
Soft / mushy hose ends, usually about 2 inches from the clamp.
Internally Damaged Hose
Moisture, drips or coolant bleed marks on or around the hose clamps, connectors or hose.
Slight swelling, or a hardened, glossy cover that is covered with cracks.
Heat Damaged Hose
Tiny, parallel cracks in the cover, usually at hose bends.
Ozone Damaged Hose
Rubbing marks on, or damage to the hose cover.
Abrasion Damaged Hose
Soft or spongy to the touch - bulges and swelling are readily apparent.
Oil Contaminated Hose
Protect The Ride – O-Rings & Rubber
Protect The Ride – Plastic Elements in the Cooling System