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Bleeding coolant.

TJohn

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VY people, the coolant level dropped that much that i got a warning on the dash. Filled up coolant bottle, warning still there? If it needs bleeding, please tell me how
 

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Fill radiator, leave cap off

Open up bleeder hole above thermo housing

Turn car on and heater on full

Watch radiator level drop, keep filling it until it starts spitting out breather hole. Close breather hole

Leave car running and and watch for radiator to drop a bit keep filling until stays full, put radiator cap on b4 it gets too hot

U also need a funnel that sits higher than engine, we put a fat hose into radiator filler and held funnel into the hose high
 

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Do you have a leak, is there any milky stuff under your oil cap, if no then your radiator cap maybe failing under pressure, have a vacuum leak down test done to see what's going on. Water or coolant wont flow through until the thermostat opens up so start your car and keep the cap off till its full with heater on full. Bleeder valve is under the top cover but you can just leave the cap off at this stage to get it toped up so you can have a leak down test done.
 

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Thanks guys. Also noticed pcv valve leaking as well as top radiator hose slight stain around the end. Maybe sucking air? Hose clamp is pretty skinny, will replace with a thicker one, then bleed.
 
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