WHAT IS THE PROPER WAY TO BLEED A COOLANT SYSTEM ON A 1997 CHEVY LUMINA

  • Tiny
  • mcmanus1
  • 1997 Chevrolet Lumina
  • 147,000 miles

My car runs hot one day fine the next that is why I want to bleed the systems.

Sunday, September 16th, 2012 AT 6:42 PM

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  • Tiny
  • ASEMaster6371
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Which motor

Roy

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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
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Does not matter

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

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