that was pretty horrific, but you've healed quick and well which is good. crazy that this can easily happen to any 1 so easily. and every time i go to take my coolant cap off, ill have this image of your arm burnt into my memory forever now. and think twice
I’m glad you healed well Andrew, that looked really nasty, I just wanted to add, I was recently working on an A6 2.0tdi and I knocked a coolant hose, unbeknown to me one of the top coolant hoses had gone brittle at the connection to the hard pipe, as I put mild pressure on the hose whilst looking in the bay it split and the pressure forced the hose apart spraying me with hot coolant, luckily I didn’t get burnt but my back and side of my face was tender for a day.
I think moral of my story is just be very careful round the coolant system when pressurised regardless of what your doing, the hose didn’t look degraded and all I did was cut an inch off the end and it was fine again.