2004 Toyota Yaris 1.4
Air in the water

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gavin smith
Driver
4 points

Problem added: Mar 22, 2013 (7 years ago)
I've got air in my water/coolant which is stopping me get hot air through the vents any idea how to solve this problem is there a valve on the radiator to sort this problem any ideas anyone

Car details
Car: Toyota Yaris
Variant: 1.4
Model Year: 2004
Category: Engine & Drivetrain
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whittingehame
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16,706 points

Mar 22, 2013 (7 years ago)
Try bleeding through heater hose .
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whittingehame
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16,706 points

Mar 22, 2013 (7 years ago)
If you keep getting air in cooling system may be head gasket .
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gavin smith
Driver
4 points

Mar 23, 2013 (7 years ago)
How do I bleed it through the heater hose
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whittingehame
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16,706 points

Mar 23, 2013 (7 years ago)
Are you sure you have air in coolant ? Check both heater hoses going to heater matrix are hot when engine at normal temp .
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gavin smith
Driver
4 points

Mar 23, 2013 (7 years ago)
The two hoses going to the matrix are cold at normal tempreture
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whittingehame
Legend
16,706 points

Mar 23, 2013 (7 years ago)
Top up coolant ,run engine till hot , keep revs up about 2000 rpm and loosen inlet pipe to matrix and bleed till coolant flowing .May be head gasket as earlier stated .Forgot to mention , take it thermostat o.k ?
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