When you are inspecting the hoses on your car you will want to make sure that you know what to look for. While there are a number of different hoses for the various car systems like fuel systems that are out there you will want to make sure that you are familiar with the placement and use of the hoses that are in your car. The materials that hoses are made from are known as soft material and tend to wear out faster than the metals that you would find in your engine. This means that you need to be able to check your hoses frequently to ensure that they are in proper working order.
Obviously if there is fluid leaking out of one there is more than likely a problem. How do know what each hose is for? There are a number of hoses that your car has such as:
- Straight (vacuum hose, fuel hose, and heater hose)
- Carburetor fuel hose
- Fuel Injection Hose
- Transmission oil cooler hose
- Power steering hose
- And more
Each hose has a particular use and in order for your car to work properly. This is why so many people find that when their cars are not running the way that they should they take them into a qualified auto mechanic. You will want to make sure that if you suspect there is a problem with one of your hoses that you get it taken care of right away.