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    Thread: how to bleed air in the cooling system?

    1. 08-24-2005 11:09 AM #1
      planning on doing a flush, but how do i bleed the air in the system after? is there a bleed bolt?

    2. Member E36BMW's Avatar
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      08-24-2005 11:56 AM #2
      ...year and engine type?

      Hers: 2013 Beetle Convertible - Tornado Red, Beige Top & Interior, Tiptronic
      Mine: 2012 Golf - Tornado Red, Titan Black Interior, Convenience Package, Tiptronic

    3. 08-25-2005 09:06 AM #3
      Take a look behind the engine going to the firewall . Should be two heater hoses covered by a corrugated plastic cover , right next to the battery . Theres a place to bleed the air under the cover . If your car doesn't have a bleed screw you can loosen one of the hoses to bleed the system .

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      12-21-2009 05:46 PM #4
      Can't you just bleed air by simply opening the coolant reservoir cap and idle the car for a while as long as you thread the cap in couple of times so as to just let air out and not any water?
      love it or shove it.

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      12-21-2009 06:41 PM #5
      get something like this: http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors...14818
      never worry about air in your coolant again

    6. 12-22-2009 08:09 AM #6

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