Did you know?
The best way to check a coolant hose for degradation is to squeeze the hose near the clamps or connectors using the following procedures:
Always make sure the engine is cool before inspecting the cooling system
Use your fingers and thumb (not the whole hand) to check for hose weakness
Squeeze near the clamps or connectors as most hose failures occur in this area
Check for any noticeable difference in feel between the middle and ends of the hose
If the end feel soft or mushy, replacement is recommended
Typical Wear and Tear
Factors that affect the replacement of cooling system parts include:
Common signs there could be an problem with your vehicle cooling system:
Professional Auto Care
Professional Auto Care is an award-winning family owned and operated auto repair shop located in southwest Houston. It has been run by the same family, the Serratos Family, for nearly 35 years. Professional Auto Care services Domestic, Asian as well as select European vehicles. We are known for our professionalism, transparency and quality of work. Since our humble beginning in 1983, we always strove to provide the best, most reliable service in Houston with a hint of the personal touch. The founders, Everardo and Claudia Serratos, are still involved with the daily operations of the car maintenance and auto repair shop.