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Liquid-Flowing Noise When gas is pressed.

I recently (about 2-4 months ago) had a failed water pump replaced now about 4 months later i hear some weird liquid flowing noise when i rev up the engine and even while i'm driving. it does it with the heater on, and when the heaters off too. it does it when the engines cold or hot. what could this be?

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THIS SOUNDS LIKE THE COOLING SYSTEM HAS AIR TRAPPED IN IT, TO PURGE THE AIR JACK THE FRONT OF THE CAR UP AS HIGH AS POSS, THEN FILL THE COOLANT BOTTLE UP AND RUN ENGINE UNTIL IT IS HOT, TURN IT OFF AND RUN COLD HOSE WATER ON THE RADIATOR, THIS WILL PURGE THE AIR (IF ANY) OUT OF THE SYSTEM, RECHECK THE COOLANT BOTTLE LEVEL..

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