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Thermostat needs to open!

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I drained all the coolant, both block plugs included...now I am flushing with distilled water and cant get the thermostat to open because the block is empty...if I run the engine I have no coolant in the block around the the cylinder heads...I am afraid of overheating the block and warping something NOT GOOD!... the upper radiator hose and coolant resivoir as well as the radiator is full. but I cant get flow to the block because of the thermostat


How the heck do you bleed this thing???

I put a heat gun on the Tstat housing in hopes of heating it up to open it for flow but its not working


Help please!

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could take the t-stat out till you get it flushed. I think that would be easiest thing to do. then fill it up and could come back when its cold after you get coolant topped off and replace t-stat.

I am sure theres an easier way, or a more correct way to do it, but I am not sure. Never done this.

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