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Old March 27th, 2018, 08:45
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Re: Going Through a Beater XJ 4.0.

What brand T-stat did you use?

The radiator may still be half full of air. You need to make sure it is full of coolant. Air in the top of the radiator has no way to escape. I always leave the upper rad hose disconnected and elevated when I fill the system. I do the same with the heater hose that goes to the T-Stat housing area on the drivers side and elevate it. that way ALL AIR is purged when filling the coolant bottle.
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