How to Bleed a Car Radiator

by Mark Blocker; Updated September 18, 2017

In order to bleed a car radiator, remove the top cap to let the air out, and add coolant to bleed it out. Discover how to bleed a cooling system as a unit by referring to the owner's manual with help from a certified master mechanic in this free video on car maintenance and auto repair.

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At the age of 10, Mark Blocker started working with his father, uncle and grandfather in residential carpentry, repair addition and new home construction. He is experienced in all phases of construction including surveying, foundation layout, concrete forms and finishing, framing, drywall, tape and texture, plumbing, electrical, appliance installation and repair, heating and cooling systems, window and door insulation, and siding and roofing. He is also skilled in master finish carpentry and works with custom cabinets, custom trim, crown moldings, laminate and marble counter tops, along with rock and tile installation. Blocker has worked as an experienced safety site coordinator for major industrial building projects with a vast knowledge of building codes and as a certified home inspector with more than 30 years of experience.