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Date: 14 Dec 2004 15:12:51 GMT
From: Dave Hinz <>
Subject: Re: c900 heater core bubble???

On Tue, 14 Dec 2004 01:39:31 -0500, hippo <> wrote: > Only proc I have is to *slowly* refill expansion tank with the engine off > and thermostat bleed nipple open until coolant leaves the nipple. that's > always seemed to work on 900s. I'll try it again. Maybe I didn't have it warm enough and the thermostat to the heater core was closed; sometimes I don't think these things all the way through, and sometimes I overanalyze them and trip myself up. > (I've got a handy 1 in 3 road on the farm!) What is a 1-in-3 road? I've never heard that term before, but I do have 30 acres of land with hills. Is this a "slope of 3:1 ratio"? I've got that (on my 200 meter driveway in 2 spots). > make sure it can't roll away and repeat the bleed > procedure. It's always worked so far. If that doesn't work, all I can > suggest is join your heater hoses together, flush the heater core and see > if it's blocked. (Oh joy!) Cheers I noticed a tee-fitting right on one of those hoses for flushing, so maybe that's not a bad idea if this doesn't work. Can I borrow your road? Dave

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