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Help! Loud noise - coolant leak - discontinued parts

Batmobile

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Hey all,

I recently discovered that I have a coolant leak :)() coming from the top inlet hose. I didn't realize it until the car kept asking for more and more coolant. I found the red liquid splattered all around the engine and SC belts.

It looks like the coolant covered all the belts and that's where the noise is coming from.





If I pour water over the belts the noise is gone immediately. So I figure I need to change the hoses since they're damaged, and then change the belt since it looks very old. Problem is I'm not sure which belt I need to change, the S/C belt or engine or water pulley. Not sure which one out of the 3 belts.

But the main problem is that I couldn't find the hose being sold anywhere. The dealer says it's a discontinued part, and I'm not sure what to do about that. The hose item # is 19129890.
Inlet Hose - GM (19129890) | GMPartsDirect.com


So what's the plan now? Is there anywhere I can find a similar hose, from a different car possibly the STS or SRX? Need help!

Thanks everyone.
 

RBrown

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I was able to replace all my belts from rock auto and my local NAPA


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Batmobile

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I was able to replace all my belts from rock auto and my local NAPA


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Thanks RBrown,
The belts seem readily available most places. It's the hose that I can't find.
Looks like I'll be making a custom one instead.
 

RBrown

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I got the hoses there also. It was such a pain getting apart I replaced everything including the water pump. I got all aftermarket


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RBrown

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I just checked the hoses all came from rock auto


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long Tall Sally

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he is in saudi arabia. I have kits for the hoses but shipping would be to expensive to ship there.
 

Batmobile

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I just checked the hoses all came from rock auto


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Thanks for the heads up about RockAuto. I couldn't find it there as well. I guess what I'll do is take it out and have a place customize a hose for me that would have the same fittings/dimensions.
 

Batmobile

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he is in saudi arabia. I have kits for the hoses but shipping would be to expensive to ship there.

Hey Tally Sally,
Can you please PM pics of the hoses you got? I might just shell out for the shipping if they're what I'm looking for.
Thanks!
 

Batmobile

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Hey everyone,
Just wanted to leave an update on what happened with my issue with the hoses.

I went to a shop that specializes in making custom brass connectors. They used the old hose, since it has a different size diameter on both ends. They fitted the connectors and everything is looking great so far.

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XLRATING

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Thanks so much for sharing that helpful update.
 

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