2-54 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Radiator Hose and O-ring Replacement
Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change).
Thermostat Housing [A] with Bracket [B] (see Thermo-
stat Removal in the Cooling System chapter)
Alternator Cover (see Alternator Removal in the Electri-
cal System chapter)
Left Side Cover (see Left Side Cover Removal in the
Replace the hoses [C] and O-rings with new ones.
Apply grease to the new O-rings [D].
Apply soap and water solution to the new O-rings [E].
Run the new hoses according to Cable, Wire and Hose
Routing section in the Appendix chapter.
Tighten the water pipe bolts [F] and radiator hose clamp
Torque - Water Pipe Bolts: 12 N·m (1.2 kgf·m, 106 in·lb)
Radiator Hose Clamp Screws: 2.0 N·m (0.20 kgf·m,
Install the removed parts (see appropriate chapters).
Fill the coolant (see Coolant Change).
Check the cooling system for leaks.