What is the proper way to bleed a coolant system on a 1997 Chevy Lumina

Tiny
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  • 1997 CHEVROLET LUMINA
  • 147,000 MILES
My car runs hot one day fine the next that is why I want to bleed the systems.
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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 6:42 PM

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Tiny
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Which motor

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 6:51 PM
Tiny
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The motor is 3100 sfi v6
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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 7:01 PM
Tiny
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There is a bleeder valve on the heater hose connection at the top of the motor. It has a 7 mm screw you just loosen to allow the air to escape.

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 7:08 PM
Tiny
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Do you need to do this when it is hot or cold
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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 7:13 PM
Tiny
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Does not matter

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Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 7:40 PM

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