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Dayco Curved Radiator Hose

Part No. A71651 Warranty  

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Dayco Molded Radiator and By-Pass Hoses are designed to provide the high strength and resistance to oil, mud, salt, road debris, ozone, coolants, and temperature variations required for a superior performance replacement hose.

Product Features:
  • Made with synthetic EPDM rubber compounds that provide resistance to deterioration from ozone, coolants, and temperature variations of -40°F (-40°C) to +257°F (+125°C)
  • The inner base tube is reinforced with knitted rayon for maximum strength and burst resistance for the life of the hose
  • Meets SAE J20R4, Class D-1 requirements for improved service hose
  • Meets Type EC electro-chemical requirements as specified in SAE J1684; which eliminates premature deterioration of the inner tube caused by the build up of static electric charges
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Length:5 in
Material:EPDM

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DaycoCurved Radiator Hose
 
4.2

(based on 9 reviews)

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    (5)

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    (3)

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88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Durable (3)

Cons

  • Difficult to install (3)

Best Uses

  • Replacement (5)
  • Everyday driving (3)
    • Reviewer Profile:
    • Auto enthusiast (3), Casual driver (3)

Reviewed by 9 customers

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(4 of 6 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

Simple but OH SO NECESSARY!

By Driveway Mechanic

from Buffalo, NY

About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

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Level 5

Pros

  • Durable

Cons

  • Difficult To Install

Best Uses

  • Everyday Driving
  • Replacement

Comments about Dayco Curved Radiator Hose:

This is a simple but such an important part! Advance has it under a generic name of Curved Radiator hose. As in other reviews, the true name for this part is Water Pump Bypass Hose and it is a quite difficult part to get to and replace (at least it was on my 2002 Dodge Ram Van 3500 5.2L). But in my opinion it is an ESSENTIAL part of the water pump replacement process. 1st: It makes it easier to install the new pump with the old hose not being in the way as the new one can be slipped on after the pump is secured. 2nd: the old hose tends to get very hard and may even be next to impossible to remove from the old pump without damaging or simply cutting into it. 3rd: its replacement WILL PREVENT LEAKS!
This new hose might be a bit longer than necessary but can be easily trimmed to required length. Overall, a difficult part to install but well worth it in the end.
P.S. To get to it on my Dodge I had to loosen 4 bolts holding a/c compressor, move it aside with all of the hoses still attached (no need to refill a/c system :-), remove the alternator and the big bracket supporting the alternator. Only then, I could get to the actual hose! GOOD LUCK!

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(6 of 12 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

harfdto put on

Pros

  • Lightweight

Cons

  • Difficult To Install

Best Uses

  • Replacement

Comments about Dayco Curved Radiator Hose:

rather to replace than try to reuse old one

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(4 of 9 customers found this review helpful)

 
5.0

thank god its cheep

By MBP

from cleveland, OH

About Me Truck Enthusiast

Verified Buyer
Level 3

Pros

  • Easy To Install

Cons

    Best Uses

    • Replacement

    Comments about Dayco Curved Radiator Hose:

    everytime i have to take this off i break it.....so its nice that its cheep. good product.

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    (8 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    worked

    By grrg

    from detroit, mi

    Comments about Dayco Curved Radiator Hose:

    just like the previous guy said it works after you cut about 1/4" off of the straight end. My old one split down the middle...I hope this one lasts longer since its such a pain to replace.

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    (7 of 17 customers found this review helpful)

     
    4.0

    hose

    By gave

    from Westfield ,Ma.

    About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver

    Verified Buyer
    3 or more reviews submitted

    Pros

    • Durable

    Cons

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving
      • Replacement

      Comments about Dayco Curved Radiator Hose:

      Part is tough to get on due to the location, but once on it fit well.

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      (9 of 15 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Exact Fit to the Dodge Waterpump

      By Andy

      from NC

      About Me Auto Enthusiast, Casual Driver, Truck Enthusiast

      Verified Buyer
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      Pros

      • Durable

      Cons

      • Difficult To Install
      • No Improvement In Performance

      Best Uses

      • Everyday Driving

      Comments about Dayco Curved Radiator Hose:

      Just as the other reviewer stated this is for the Dodge water pump that sneaks its way under the AC compressor. You'll have to remove the Alternator/AC compressor bracket to get to the top of the hose. Necessary with any Water pump replacement. Pretty easy to do, just label the handful of bolts as you take them out so you don't put them back in the wrong spot. Disconnect a couple electrical connections and braces and flip the entire assembly over onto the air cleaner box. Clean up all the sludge that found it's way on top of the engine and your done. I did not have to trim any off the hose to fit onto the outlets. Worked on my 1999 5.9 Durango just fine.

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      (10 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

       
      4.0

      Correct part , incorrect name

      By Johnny Rotten

      from Anywhere you are.

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      3 or more reviews submitted

      Pros

      • It doesn't leak
      • It fits

      Cons

      • Must be trimmed

      Best Uses

      • Replacement
      • Service part

      Comments about Dayco Curved Radiator Hose:

      This isn't a radiator hose. It is the thermostat bypass hose that Mopar has used since 1966. It fit fine after a 1/4" trim and is doing a good job of not leaking.

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      (6 of 16 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      Fit great on Dakota V6

      By Quincy

      from Virginia

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      Pros

      • Easy To Install

      Cons

        Best Uses

          Comments about Dayco Curved Radiator Hose:

          No added comments

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          (7 of 19 customers found this review helpful)

           
          1.0

          Poor

          By CGH

          from Washington State

          Verified Buyer
          Helpful Reviewer

          Pros

          • Lightweight

          Cons

            Best Uses

            • Restoration

            Comments about Dayco Curved Radiator Hose:

            Poor

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            • Truck Enthusiast

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            • Q:

              is this hose the same for upper and lower? 97 dodge 1500 5.2 liter
              Asked on 9/16/2013 by john from owasso,ok

              1 answer

              • CUSTOMER CARE

                A:

                Hi John, this Dayco Curved Radiator Hose - part# A71651 is a coolant by-pass hose and is an exact fit for your 1997 Dodge 1500. For any further assistance, please feel free to call us at: 1-877-238-2623 or visit the nearest Advance Auto Parts store and one of our Parts Pros will gladly assist you with any questions or concerns you may have.

                Answered on 9/17/2013 by Vincent from AAP
            • Q:

              1997 Jeep Grand Cherokee Limited,
              Waterpump, need the bypass pipe, o-ring and hose assembly.
              Not seeing it on your site.
              Asked on 12/8/2010 by Anonymous

              1 answer

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                A:

                What is the engine size of your vehicle?

                Answered on 12/8/2010 by Ron the Auto Parts Rebel from AAP
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