Heater Valve Replacement

This is a common failure part, as well as not shutting off the heat mine was also leaking vacuum. It is a (relatively) cheap plastic part that gets hot as you can see by comparing the old with the new.

heatvalve1.jpg (30373 bytes) Yellowed original valve and naff looking orange hose.
heatvalve2.jpg (29752 bytes) New working valve in place with new hose and clamps.
heatvalve3.jpg (25000 bytes) Here is a close up.

Enjoying the renewed action of my climate control system !!!