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by touretta
Sat Jun 18, 2016 7:49 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: Anyone else have trouble keeping air out of cooling system?
Replies: 6
Views: 1674

Re: Anyone else have trouble keeping air out of cooling system?

Cracked head it was, had a small crack from the spark plug to the intake valve. I now have a question about head bolts and torques. My 90 2.2 actually had head bolts with the integrated washers for an 87-89 2.0 so I am wondering if I should put a set of those back in instead of the 2.2 bolts without...
by touretta
Mon Apr 04, 2016 9:25 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: Anyone else have trouble keeping air out of cooling system?
Replies: 6
Views: 1674

Re: Anyone else have trouble keeping air out of cooling system?

Pressure from the compression stroke and combustion cycle is much higher than a cooling system pressure check so I don't think your test, does not rule out a head gasket. With the cap off and the engine idling, do you see bubbles coming out of the cooling system? Did you ever find the cause of why ...
by touretta
Sun Apr 03, 2016 3:29 pm
Forum: Diagnostic Help
Topic: Anyone else have trouble keeping air out of cooling system?
Replies: 6
Views: 1674

Anyone else have trouble keeping air out of cooling system?

Hey everyone, new guy here. Been lurking around for a while and usually find what I need by searching but I am puzzled by this one. Working on a 90 base 2.2 car and I have not been able to keep air out of the cooling system after replacing the heater core a couple years ago despite bleeding the syst...

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