Date: Fri, 30 Apr 2004 17:40:19 +0100
From: Grunff <>
Subject: Re: 9000 2.3SE overheating - maybe

Jools wrote: >>As long as you haven't done any work that may have introduced air into >>the system, yes, it's valid. > > > Ah. The water pump was replaced recently. I thought the system was self > bleeding? It is, but sometimes it needs some help :-) What I normally do is get it up to temperature, the 'pump' the rad top hose by hand. This will often clear big bubbles. If the thermoswitch and the thermostat are old, I'd be inclined to replace them as a matter of course - they cost little, and are very important components. Then make sure you have no air in the system. -- Grunff

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