Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Radiator Hose and O-ring Replacement
Drain the coolant (see Coolant Change).
Thermostat Bracket [A] (see Thermostat Removal in the
Cooling System chapter)
Loosen the radiator hose clamps and remove the hoses
Unscrew the bolts and remove the water hose fittings [C]
and O-rings [D].
Apply sorp and water solution to the new O-ring and install
the water hose fittings.
Torque the water hose fitting bolts [E].
Torque - Water Hose Fitting Bolts: 9.8 N·m (1.0 kgf·m, 87
Install the new radiator hose and tighten the hose clamps.
Torque - Radiator Hose Clamp Screw: 2.0 N·m (2.0 kgf·m,
Fill the coolant (see Coolant Change).
Check the cooling system for leaks.
Brake Hose Replacement
Brake fluid quickly ruins painted surfaces; any
spilled fluid should be completely washed away
When removing the brake hose [A], take care not to spill
the brake fluid on the painted or plastic parts.
When removing the brake hoses, temporarily secure the
end of the brake hose to some high place to keep fluid
loss to a minimum.
Immediately wash away any brake fluid that spills.
Install new brake hoses.
There are washers [B] on each side of the brake hose
fitting. Replace them with new ones when installing.
Tighten the banjo bolts [C] on the hose fittings.
Torque - Brake Hose Banjo Bolts: 25 N·m (2.5 kgf·m, 18
Thermostat Housing Cover Bracket Bolt: 6.9 N·m
(0.70 kgf·m, 61 in·lb)
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