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No coolant flow

Replaced thurmostat upper and lower rad hose still have no coolant flow

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Check the system is properly filled with coolant, bleed off any air locks as specified by manufacturer.
Allow motor to warm up above thermostat opening temperature before checking for coolant flow- check for operation of heater/demister- if it produces warm air you do have coolant flow.

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