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As the title says im looking for the radiator bleed screw on my 159 2.4 Ti.
Do i need to disassemble the front to get at it?

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Suppose to drain coolant... Not release air.
Lower left corner to see from the front.
You need to strip plastic underrun guard only.
 

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Standing in front of the car looking in the engine bay
There is a bleed screw in the upper right corner. It is easy access. Though you might need to losen the ECU bracket in front of the battery

But the most of the air in the system normally hides in the cabinheater.
You would need a vacum filler to get all the air out of the system.
 

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Thank for input. I think i have localized the bleed screw on the tube going to the the cabin heater but i looks very "flimsy" and i havent yet dared to touch it since i fear it will brake. How does it work? Does anybody know?
 

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Thank for input. I think i have localized the bleed screw on the tube going to the the cabin heater but i looks very "flimsy" and i havent yet dared to touch it since i fear it will brake. How does it work? Does anybody know?
It is just a normal screw. But it will brake because it normally corrodes to the housing where is placed.
And even if it doesn't brake. It won't help you get all the air out...

vacuum filler it the way to go.
 

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On my car it was made of plastic and it broke a while back
It has a metal one now


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I agree if you can use the vaccum method but try the old fashioned way . Turn the heater to full in the cabin and undo the cap to the water resovoir in the engine bay.
Start the car and run upto temp then get someone to hold the revs at 1500/2000 and slowly top upthe coolant. do this for about 20-30 seconds then let it idle for a couple of minutes and see if the water moves or any bubles start to rise.
repeat this 3/4times Do not over fill the resovoir.
make sure the heayter in the cabin is blowing hot air all the time then refit the resovoir cap and drive the car 10mins.
Re check the coolant and the heater is still blowing hot air.
Repeat again if the heater is still cool .
 

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BE VERY CAREFUL WHEN you REMOVE the CAP IF ENGINE IS HOT USE A THICK CLOTH
 
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