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How do you bleed the system on a 2003 Dodge Ram?


just fill it slowly untin it

just fill it slowly untin it will not take any more coolant.

Once filled (to within 2

Once filled (to within 2 inches from the top)start the engine and allow it to run with the cap off for about 10 minutes. This allows the air to escape. afterwards, put the cap.

STANDARD PROCEDURE -

STANDARD PROCEDURE - REFILLING COOLING SYSTEM 3.7L/4.7L/5.7L ENGINE
DO NOT WASTE REUSABLE COOLANT. If the solution is clean, drain the coolant into a clean container for reuse.

Install the cylinder block drain plugs (if removed). Coat the threads with Mopar Thread Sealant with Teflon.
Close the radiator draincock. CAUTION: Failure to purge air from the cooling system can result in an overheating condition and severe engine damage.
Fill system using a 50/50 mixture antifreeze and low mineral content water. Stop filling when the level in the degas bottle has reached the top of the COLD FILL RANGE.
Start and operate the engine until the thermostat opens (upper radiator hose is warm to the touch).
If necessary, add a 50/50 mixture of anti-freeze and water to the degas bottle to maintain the proper coolant level in the degas bottle.
Install the radiator cap.

Although both procedures are

Although both procedures are about the same, the 50/50 mixture referred to is the final mixture ratio. A lot of people simply purchase the full strenght antifreeze and add the proper amount of water to create the 50/50 mixture.

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