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post #21 of 25 (permalink) Old 11-13-2014, 01:14 PM
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That must have been quite a bit of air in the system! If the problem just came about, it might be a good time to check for leaks.
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That must have been quite a bit of air in the system! If the problem just came about, it might be a good time to check for leaks.
Yes.

The cooling system is pressurized when warm.

Does that mean air got sucked in when it cooled?

Would air go in but no coolant out? I doubt it, given the pressure in system.

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That must have been quite a bit of air in the system! If the problem just came about, it might be a good time to check for leaks.
Upon further inspection yesterday, I found fluid dripping front driver side rad fan, and a little underneath rad but it is catching on plate so I couldn't see it except through the grill at license plate bracket.. Back on duty until Monday so I cant inspect more yet.. I really hope this doesn't mean I need a new rad.
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Upon further inspection yesterday, I found fluid dripping front driver side rad fan, and a little underneath rad but it is catching on plate so I couldn't see it except through the grill at license plate bracket.. Back on duty until Monday so I cant inspect more yet.. I really hope this doesn't mean I need a new rad.
You can hope it might only be a loose hose clamp...

It certainly sounds like you have found the reason the air is getting in.
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Is there a recommended method for coolant bleeding?

I opened the rear bleeder and released fluid and removed a bit from the
tank (over filled after Radium install) but temps are still higher than
normal, but only by a few degrees.

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