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NEW Kenmore oil filled radiator heats up when in the OFF position- waited a year to use for first time- warranty no longer applicable

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I would contact the company and explain the problem .

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Just stop working.. one year old


It should still be in warranty, even if it is slightly past the 12 month period a phone call to the supplier might bring a pleasant surprise. It really should have lasted longer

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did you drain coolant before you changed the thermostat? If you did and you just filled up directly after, the system didn't get bled. You have to have vehicle running with radiator cap off, then fill and let it run through, fill more and more until it doesn't get any lower anymore, you can also gently squeeze the radiator hose when pouring coolant in also helps bleed the system.
To properly fill and bleed the raidiator and coolant system, should actually take about 10 - 15 minutes.

When you first pour fluid in it will go to top of radiator or reservoir, then it will slowly drain into engine block, then you add more and patiently wait for it to drain in engine block, keep doing this until the entire system is full and level no longer drops.

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