Good question! Yes, you need to inspect your hoses and replace them as part of the regular maintenance.
Hoses generally fail from the inside out so it’s not always easy to know. A blown hose can cause the engine to overheat, which could then cause additional engine damages if not taken care of right away.
It’s a good idea to do a visual inspection monthly of the hoses on your car. Be sure to do the inspection while the engine and hoses are cold to avoid any injuries or burns. Look carefully for bulges, cracks, frayed or missing pieces.
A vehicle’s hoses typically are changed every four years or 48,000 miles. Vehicles that are driven more often should have them replaced more frequently.
Here is a link for more maintenance information on hoses:
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