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Do i have to bleed the coolant on my 1993 thunder bird after i replace the thermostat

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    Jeffrey Turcotte Oct 01, 2011

    yes, if there are no bleed ports, just park uphill and run the engine with the cap off the radiator. keep the radiator full until no bubbles come out.

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Ok theres no bleeding coolant but bleeding the brake lines and replace coolant to full mark and run car so the thermostat gets hot and opens and then will need to add more water or coolant

Posted on Jun 26, 2012

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SOURCE: the coolant is leaking from the recovery tank only

hi did you flush coolant sys . if not flush coolant
add coolant with engine running . do not go over max line on tank.

Posted on Dec 03, 2009

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SOURCE: do i have to drop the tank to replace feul pump on

Yes you do.

Posted on Sep 15, 2010

Ed Micknius

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SOURCE: how do i bleed my coolant system on my 2001

  1. All you need to do is remove radiator cap.
  2. Run car until hot and you see antifreeze circulating
  3. and more antifreeze until full
That's all that's to it.

Posted on May 22, 2011

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