(c) Pour coolant into the radiator reservoir tank until the coolant reaches the full line.
(d) Install the radiator cap.
(e) Start the engine and run the engine for 10 seconds.
(f) Remove the radiator cap after 10 seconds. Pour coolant if the coolant level is lower.
(g) Repeat (d) to (f) until the coolant level remains the same from steps (d) to (f). HINT:
Perform the procedures above before the engine warms up. A warmed up engine causes the thermostat valve to open, and the air inside of the engine circulates between the radiator and the engine.
(h) Install the radiator cap.
(i) Warm up the engine until the thermostat valve begins to open. HINT:
As the engine warms up, press the radiator inlet and outlet hose several times by hand, (j) Stop the engine and wait until the coolant cools down to room temperature. If the coolant is below the full line, add coolant.
(k) Install the radiator cap and check the radiator reservoir tank coolant level. If it is below the full line, add coolant.
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