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I need to bleed the air from the cooling system,how can I do this? is there a tool I can use ?

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  • nobuggs May 31, 2010

    Thank you

  • nobuggs May 31, 2010

    Question, when I raise the truck up should the radiator have coolant? and do i fill the reservoir to the top? past the line?

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If you mean after you filled it with coolant, then jack up the front of the car, fill the radiator slowly, run the engine until it is at the normal temperature. Then let it sit overnight, refill the next morning. Should be all set. Reason - air rises to the highest point.

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