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Where is the coolant system purge valve for a chevy cavalier 1993 with an 2.8 l v6 engine

The car is over heating because it has air in the coolant system

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It might be easier to get the air out by starting the engine when it is cold with the radiator cap removed and run it until you see the water running across the cap hole (circulating when the thermostat opens).

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dr_greg is incorect. The bleeder valve is on the thermastat housing near the intake manifold. Follow the hose from the top of the radiator to the the engine. Look for something that looks like a 12mm head nut with a metal nipple comming through it. If you change your coolant but do not open this valve untill coolant flows from it you may cause an air pocket to remain in your engine, possibly causing your car to over heat.

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