2-26 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Place a container under the drain bolt [A] of the water
Drain the coolant from the radiator by removing the drain
Coolant Reserve Tank Mounting Bolt [A]
Pour the coolant into a container.
Install the coolant reserve tank [C].
Tighten the coolant reserve tank mounting bolt securely.
Tighten the drain bolt with new gasket.
Torque - Coolant Drain Bolt (Water Pump): 10 N·m (1.0
kgf·m, 89 in·lb)
When filling the coolant, choose a suitable mixture ratio
by referring to the coolant manufacturer's directions.
Soft or distilled water must be used with the an-
tifreeze in the cooling system.
If hard water is used in the system, it causes scales
accumulation in the water passages, and consider-
ably reduces the efficiency of the cooling system.
Water and Coolant Mixture Ratio (Recommended)
Fill the radiator up to the filler neck [A] with coolant.
Pour in the coolant slowly so that it can expel the air
from the engine and radiator.
Check the cooling system for leaks.
Tap the water hoses to force any air bubbles caught in-
Fill the radiator up to the filler neck with coolant.
Install the radiator cap.
2.6 L (2.7 US qt)