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Where is the coolant bleeder on a 98 taurus 3.0engine

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When you do the above thing,you'l need to maybe top up the coolant when the thermostat opens,so watch out for the coolant level to get low.
A weak water pump will make it hard to bleed the air thru the heater,but revving the engine to 3000 rpms usually gets the fluid mov ing. don-ohio (:^)

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SOURCE: Where is the coolant bleeder on a 1998 ford taurus 3.0 engine

You can bleed the system of air by removing the radiator cap while the engine is cold. Turn the heater on high and let the vehicle run until it reaches operating temperature. The thermostat will open several times and purge the system of air. Feel the top radiator hose occasionally until it heats up. Don't forget to replace the radiator cap.

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What i have a 2005 ford taurus se and i need to bleed the radiator, but i can not find the bleeder valve. were is that thing?


add coolant to the system and make the engine runn dont put the radiator cap to let the air get out off the system and keep adding coolant as need

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Where is the coolant bleeder on a 1998 ford taurus 3.0 engine


You can bleed the system of air by removing the radiator cap while the engine is cold. Turn the heater on high and let the vehicle run until it reaches operating temperature. The thermostat will open several times and purge the system of air. Feel the top radiator hose occasionally until it heats up. Don't forget to replace the radiator cap.

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My 2001 Ford Taurus keeps running too hot to safely drive. Whenever the car is started fluid immediately gushes out of the plastic resevior that you put the water/antifreeze leading to the radiator. I...


You have an air bubble at the top of the engine.
The antifreeze spewing out of the overflow happens due to your perfectly functional radiator cap
passing the overheated coolant/air mixture out of the system into the reservior (in an attempt
to relieve overpressurization of the cooling system)
The sudden nature of your overheating comes from the boiling of the inadequate amount of
coolant/antifreeze in your engine, since it cant properly cool the engine, so it boils (overheats quickly), and pressure rises immediately within the cooling system.
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your owner's manual (or the "Full" line). Then close the bleeder port and replace the rad (radiator)
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The air bleeder port is normally located near the thermostat, and should be opened each time
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destroy the car's engine - it'll seize up due to overheating, and the only fix for a seized/burned-up
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and head gask
et.

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