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I did a coolant flush and bleed the system and it overheats

It blows cold air when it over heats i have been told it is a air pocket in the system also replaced the thermostat. does anyone else know what it can be

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  • Jason Morris May 11, 2010

    Hi nenegurl1022,
    I will be glad to help but I need some clarification on the problem. When you say it blows cold air, where is the cold air blowing, from the ac vents or under the hood somewhere.? Tell us as much about your problem as you can. lone99star

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On the top of the radiatorr there is a plastic screw that has a head similar to a Phillips screw, this needs to be removed to bleed the air out of the system and prevent air pockets. Take both the screw and the radiator cap off when filling the system and add your coolant to both holes. Let the car idle while filling with the heater on so the whole system is circulating and watch for the bubbles to come out. Fill the radiator right to the top, replace the two caps and you should be OK.

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