Re: To buy a new hookah, or not to buy a new hookah..
Alot of issues could be wrong, but sounds like your hose may have been a major one - if it just died on you, it may have been causing a issue.
Can you show a picture of your rig, plus alittle more info? Size, style, # of hoses, what type of hoses, brand of tobacco, brand/# of coals, etc. The more info you can provide, the better everybody can help you.
PS: Welcome to HP.