Many vehicles, pieces of equipment and industrial machines use hydraulic hoses. These hoses generally are quite durable and reliable, but if you work or drive long enough, eventually one will break. When this happens, it is best to contact a certified professional who specializes in testing and repairing hydraulic hoses. However, in a pinch you may need to perform a field repair until you can reach a professional. Temporarily fixing a hydraulic hose is not as daunting of a task as one may think. Once the process is broken down into its six steps, the repair can be quite easy.