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Re: airlock (archive)

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Posted by gale on August 03, 2001 at 19:20:42:

In Reply to: airlock posted by big neil on August 03, 2001 at 14:24:19:

I've had better luck bleeding the air when cold & the engine off, gravity feed it thru the expansion tank & "burp" the radiator & thermostat hoses by squeezing. Check the small (~1/4") hose from the radiator to the expansion tank for blockage, blow it out with an air hose if required. When bled properly, there will be about an 1/8" stream where it ties into the expansion tank when warm (but not hot) & running.

gale
92 735i


anybody had problems bleeding cooling system on 535 tried through the daft little bleed screw on thermostat housing but finished bleeding through heater pipes is there an easy way





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