Are you sure the mechanic didn't say it was full of antifreeze? Check that dipstick and see what comes out! The head gasket or a cracked head are a real possibility. The hose may have blown off due to extreme pressures of the head/gasket problem, the antifreeze problem was it was being burned off in the motor as you drove, got way to low and totally blew.
Monday, August 31st, 2009 AT 3:43 PM