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71 mini cooper

Discussion in 'Other Rides' started by surpip, Jun 17, 2004.

  1. surpip

    surpip 1 ton status

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    hye i flushed out the radiatior on my car and now it runs hotter than before??? whats up witht that, i think i may have a air bubble in there somwhere can i get that pressure tool at autozone or somthing? anny help would be great as it is my dd
     
  2. mrk5

    mrk5 The Sticker Guy Moderator Vendor GMOTM Winner Author

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    How did you fill it in the first place?

    I always warm the motor up in park with the radiator cap off until the thermostat opens, then top it off. That should prevent air bubbles as long as the radiator is the highest point in the system.

    Also recomend replacing the thermostat.
     

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