[V8] Coolant level, bringing it back to capacity

DasWolfen at aol.com DasWolfen at aol.com
Mon Apr 26 20:04:18 EDT 2004

In a message dated 4/26/04 7:43:49 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
jpb3wvu at frontiernet.net writes:

> I just re-installed the radiator after completing the TB job.  My question
> is how other listers have purged the air from the cooling system and filled
> it back up to capacity?  I tried using a funnel on the inlet (top) but got
> nowhere with that.  I don't think that just adding coolant to the reservoir
> is going to do the trick is it?  Is there a good way to purge the system of
> air and such?  TIA for any responses.

 It purges itself after it heats up and then cools off again. Shouldnt take 
more than two heating/cooling cycles to purge.

 Side note... Its usually only the heater core that needs purged. The 
engine's water jacket is much lower than the recirc tank and the heater core.

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