[MR2] MKI filling coolant
marc at marcmedina.com
Tue Jan 27 17:01:07 EST 2009
You can also do it the easy way - jack up the back of the car as high as possible (so that the filler neck becomes the highest point in the system), then fill the cooling system. You can squeeze the hoses some to work out the bubbles. I've done this twice now and it seems to work just fine.
--- On Tue, 1/27/09, felix at crowfix.com <felix at crowfix.com> wrote:
From: felix at crowfix.com <felix at crowfix.com>
Subject: Re: [MR2] MKI filling coolant
To: mr2 at mr2.com
Date: Tuesday, January 27, 2009, 12:06 PM
On Tue, Jan 27, 2009 at 07:54:44PM +0000, Kurt Krueger wrote:
> Do not fill it without the bleed hoses attached, lots of folks have
> had issues with trapped air bubbles. Head damage is possible,
> erratic idle is almost a certainty.
(Sigh) Okey dokey, word taken.
Is this because the MR2 hoses run underneath the car and have low
points, and a "normal" front engine car doesn't have these
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