Overheats after mechanic broke coolant bleed screw

Tiny
MEGANPITTMAN25
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  • 1991 CHEVROLET MALIBU
  • 3.1L
  • V6
  • 2WD
  • AUTOMATIC
  • 160,000 MILES
My car overheats ever since I had a mechanic work on it and broke my coolant bleed screw when he was flushing the radiator.
What else could be wrong with it and how can I get this screw out and put the new one in so I can get the air out of the cooling system?
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Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 AT 7:09 AM

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Tiny
SEVAG PAESEGHIAN
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Hello thanks for using 2CarPros.

Here are our guides for engine overheating,run the guide bellow:

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/engine-overheating-or-running-hot

and

https://www.2carpros.com/articles/symptoms-of-an-overheating-engine

For the broken bleed screw drill it out, clean the threads then replace with a new one.
Thank you.
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Tuesday, February 5th, 2019 AT 12:16 PM

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