Replacement

HINT:

For replacing the heater parts such a heater core or heater hose, refer to AC-29.

1. DRAIN ENGINE COOLANT

(a) Remove the reservoir cap. CAUTION:

To avoid the danger of being burned, do not remove the reservoir cap while the engine and radiator are still hot, as fluid and steam can be blown out under pressure.

(b) Loosen the radiator drain plug (on the left under side of the radiator tank) and engine drain plug on the engine coolant drain union (on the left rear of the cylinder block), and drain the coolant.

(c) Close the drain plugs.

2. FILL ENGINE COOLANT

(a) Remove the upper front fender apron seal and upper radiator support seal.

(c) Disconnect the 3 clamps and 2 hoses, then place hoses on air cleaner case.

(d) Lift the engine coolant reservoir and hook it on a hood latch to fix.

(e) Remove the bleeder plug.

({) Supply coolant of approx. 3.7 liters into the reserve tank until the level reaches FULL line,

Use of improper coolants may damage engine cooling system.

Use "Toyota Long Life Coolant" or equivalent and mix it with plain water according to the manufactures directions.

Use of the coolant which includes more than 50% [freezing protection down to-356 C (-31 °F)] or 60% (freezing protection down to -50°C (-58°F)] of ethylene-glycol is recommended, but not more than 70%.

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