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1997 Mercury Villager Question: thermostat replaced/air in block?

 

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warchild, Canton, IL, January 10, 2010, 04:43
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Changed stat and guage shows hot. How do I vent the block or how do I burp system?

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    Bret Bodas from RepairPal Test Shop, January 11, 2010, 09:32
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    Try finding the coolant hose at the highest point of the engine and partially remove one end of the hose and try to get the air to bleed out. Sometimes you have to let in warm up and let it cool down to get the air pocket to escape.

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