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Over heating after i bleed radiator a hour lata

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  • willy h Feb 07, 2012

    the radiator is brand new and a new thermo in aswell 3mth ago an now in the past week i had to bleed rad twice in 1 day to get back from work i notice the right hand side of the rad is cool as the left is hot i kept tipping water in filler on top of engine till it flowed good from the top small hose of the rad



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This is not uncommon for cooling systems to get (hot shots) pockets of air. Fill with engine cold and fill over flow res. get engine to temp. and shut off engine. as it cools it should release any air in the system and you will need to top off the res. as this happen to keep the system from get air back in it.

If this does not fix the problem then I hate to be the one to tell you. It is a subaru and you warped the head and you are getting exhaust gases in the radiator. Subaru are tricky like that. I have one that we changed all of it but it was the heads one I changed motor it was a champ.

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