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Author My vivaro have wind and i need to release it.. But how?
JUGGA
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1st Apr 15 at 17:14   View User's Profile U2U Member Reply With Quote

Anyone ever bled a vivaro / primastar / trafic coolant system?

Got a massive airlock and i need to release wind!

This is the later 2012 model which i think has a peugoet engine? anyway, is there any coolant bleed valves on these?
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Run it up with the header cap tank off?
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quote:
Originally posted by pow
Run it up with the header cap tank off?


Tried that for 20 mins, heater blowers in the cabin still cold.
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Jack the front up, my solution to everything lol. And squeeze hoses

[Edited on 01-04-2015 by pow]
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What's caused the airlock?
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quote:
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What's caused the airlock?


Had a knock on the front, rad leaked. Replaced rad.
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Turn the car upside down and shake it. A little trade secret.
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quote:
Originally posted by 3CorsaMeal
Turn the car upside down and shake it. A little trade secret.


I would if it was a car, but as its a van its a couple KG too heavy for me to do that.
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Take it on a drive will bleed itself underload
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quote:
Originally posted by craig55
Take it on a drive will bleed itself underload


Cheers mate.

 
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