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Coolant Hose Chart for 2.1l Vanagon (86-91 2wd)

July 19, 2019 0 Comments Ask Ken, Cooling Ken Wilford

Coolant Hose Chart for 2.1l Vanagons (86-91) 2wd only:

Coolant Hose Part Numbers with links to our store:

1. Lower radiator (return) hose:
251121083H
or on models factory equipped w/205 70 R-14 tires (Factory Alloy Wheels)
255121081A
2. Upper radiator (feed) hose:
251121082
or on models factory equipped w/205 70 R-14 tires
255121083A
3. Between coolant distributor and pipe (Feed):
N90287303 For 86-91 Manual Vans and 86-88 Automatic Vans with VIN up to 24-H-002 956
251121104 For 88-91 Automatic Van with VIN of 24-H-002 957 or higher
4. Between Thermostat housing and pipe (Return):
025121062E (Manual Trans)
025121062F (Auto Trans)
5. “S” shaped hose between coolant distributor and passenger side head:
251121130A  For 86-88 Vanagons with VIN up to 24-H-022 956
251121130B  For 88-91 Vanagons with VIN 24-H-022 957 and higher.
6. Between coolant distributor and coolant manifold-
N202811
7. Between Thermostat Housing and coolant distributor
251121058A
8. Between rear heater core T and steel coolant pipe pipe on driver’s side.- 970mm long
251265058A
9. Between tranny cooler and coolant distributor (Auto tranny only from 86-88 with VIN up to 24-H-002 956)
025121104D  (not needed on Automatic Vanagons from 88-91 with VIN of 24-H-002 957 or higher)
10. Between coolant distributor and rear heater core T- 325mm long
251265056
11. Between thermostat housing and small pipe on to of driver’s side head.
025121058E
12. Between oil cooler and small pipe on head that leads to thermostat housing
025121058D
13. Between oil cooler and small pipe going to water pump
025121058G
14. Between waterpump and small pipe to oil cooler
025121058J
15. Between expansion tank and coolant pipe that attaches to water pump
025121108D
16. Between expansion tank and coolant manifold
025121058H
17. Between expansion tank cap and overflow tank
N202811
18. Short hose between two metal pipe that run under crank pulley
N90128703
19. Between passenger side head and coolant manifold
N202811
20. Between thermostat housing and coolant manifold
025121058B
21. Between top of thermostat housing and coolant manifold
N202811
22. Between thermostat housing and pipe on driver’s side head “J” shape
025121073H
23. Between coolant manifold and head
025121058M Trim to match old hose on vans with no A/C.
Coolant Hose Kits are available. 

Here they are listed below:

86-early 87 Manual Transmission Hose kit

Late 87 to 92 Manual Transmission Hose kit

86-early 87 Automatic Transmission Hose Kit

Late 87 to 92 Automatic Transmission Hose Kit

Coolant System Hard Parts with pricing:

24. Radiator
068121253E
25. Rear Heater Core
867819121A
25a. Front Heater Core
251265303C
26. Plastic Coolant Pipe (Return)
27. Plastic Coolant Pipe (Feed)
These are replaced by our stainless steel Coolant Pipe Kit which you can find here:

251121399Mset
28. Automatic transmission cooler (auto trans only)
087409061C
29. Coolant Distributor (black plastic behind firewall on passenger side)
251121438 (manual transmission Vanagons from 86-88 with VIN up to 24-H-002 956)
251121438A (automatic transmission Vanagons from 86-88 with VIN up to 24-H-002 956)
251121438B (manual or automatic from 88-91 with a VIN of 24-H-002 957 or higher)
30. Thermostat housing (lower)
025121115
30a. Thermostat
025121113F
30b. Thermostat o-ring
N90136802- $0.50
30c. Thermostat Housing (Cover)
025121114
30d. Thermostat Housing o-ring (between lower housing and head
N90278101
31. Black Metal Pipe between water pump and coolant hoses on driver’s side
025121081G
32. Metal Pipe between thermostat housing hose and oil cooler hose (stainless steel)
025121065A
33. Metal Pipe between oil cooler hose and water pump hose
025121065
34. Oil Cooler
068117021B
34a. Oil Cooler o-ring
N90181402
35. Water Pump
025121010F (Comes with gaskets and seals)
36. Expansion Tank
025121403B (Comes with cap)
37. Metal pipe between water pump and hose to passenger side head (runs under crank pulley) (stainless steel)
025121151
38. Metal Elbow on passenger side of block (replaces plastic)
025121171- $80
39. Plastic Coolant Manifold that runs around the perimeter of the engine compartment
025121045C- No Longer Available new.  Email for used.
40. Overflow tank behind license plate door
025121403
41. Metal nipple on passenger side head (replaces plastic)
025121160D

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