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Water is leaking from underneath my coolant air bleeder

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If it is leaking from the threaded area remove it and use plumbers tape (teflon tape) on the threads. Use about 4-5 wraps and reinstall. Leak should go away.

Posted on Feb 04, 2010

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    Thomas Neubauer Feb 04, 2010

    Quick clarification, use this tape between the main body and the manifold, not between the center bleeder screw and the main body.

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