Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Water and Coolant Mixture Ratio (Recommended)
: –35°C (–31°F)
: 2.4 L (2.5 US qt)
Fill the coolant into the radiator.
Choose a suitable mixture ratio by referring to the
coolant manufacturer's directions.
Fill in the coolant slowly so that it can expel the air from
the engine and radiator.
Check the cooling system for leaks.
Tap the radiator hoses to force any air bubbles caught
Fill the radiator up to the filler neck [A] with coolant.
Install the radiator cap.
Fill the reserve tank up to the "F" (full) level line [A] with
coolant and install the cap.
Install the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Installation in the Fuel
System (DFI) chapter).
Start the engine and warm it up thoroughly until the radi-
ator fan turns on and then stop the engine.
Check the coolant level in the reserve tank several times
while the engine is cooling down, and replenish as nec-
If the coolant level is lower than the "L" level line, add
coolant to the "F" level line.
Do not add more coolant above the "F" level line.
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