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    Bleeding coolant

    Is there a bleed nipple / bolt i can undo to bleed the coolant system on the let? my car seems to be over heating and sombody suggested an air lock as i refreshed the coolant?
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    Heard people say turn car over and allow to get to temp with the coolant/exspansion lid off to allow any air pockets to be released.

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    and the heaters on Full once upto temp

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    oh yeah forgot to add that lol

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    You just pour the coolant mixture in to the marks then put the cap on and then start the engine. the engine will then bleed itself as it warms up.dont know if there is a manual bleed nipple though

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    i know with some cars theres a bolt u undo a bit and it lets the air out. i will try what you guys are saying.
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    Z20LETs are self bleeding ... no need to bleed it from somewhere
    The only way to be 100% certain that work has been done properly is to do it yourself.

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    as said above VX engines are self bleeding, if you are unlucky and get an air lock in the heater matrix it will not make the engine overheat as it has no bearing on how the engine runs
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