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How do i bleed cooling system 2002 ford taurus

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how do i bleed cooling system 2002 ford taurus
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Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
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If you do not have a bleed funnel, Try jacking the front of the car up so that the radiator is higher than the engine, then remove the car and start the engine, as the engine warms up, any trapped air will rise to the top and escape. once you have done this, add coolant as needed and reinstall the cap and retest.
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I was told there was a bleeder I could unscrew if so were is that located. My ploblem is the temp. gauge takes a long time to get hot and heater won't blow hot air. I flushed heater core and changed thermostat.
Ford Mechanic: Ron, ASE Certified Technician replied 7 years ago
You most likely have trapped air and there is no bleeder, try what I suggested, it will work.
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