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Toyota Corolla Repair Manual: Onvehicle inspection

1. Inspect cooling system for leaks

Caution:

Caution

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

  1.  fill the radiator with coolant and attach a radiator cap tester.
  2.  warm up the engine.
  3.  pump it to 118 kpa (1.2 Kgf/cm2, 17.1 Psi), and check that the pressure does not drop.

Hint

: if the pressure drops, check the hoses, radiator or water pump for leaks. If no external leaks are found, check the heater core, cylinder block and head.

2. Check engine coolant level at reservoir

  1.  the engine coolant level should be between the low and full line.

Hint

: if low, check for leaks and add toyota long life coolant or equivalent up to the full line.

3. Check engine coolant quality

  1.  remove the radiator cap.

Caution

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

  1.  check if there is any excessive deposits of rust or scale around the radiator cap and radiator filler hole; the coolant should be free from oil.

Hint

: if excessively dirty, replace the coolant.

  1.  reinstall the radiator cap.

4. Inspect fins blockage

  1. If fins are clogged, wash them with water or a steam cleaner and dry with compressed air.

Notice

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Cooling system
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Inspection
1. Thermostat Hint: the thermostat is numbered with the valve opening temperature. Immerse the thermostat in water and gradually heat the water.  check the valve opening temperature ...

Other materials:

Refueling
Opening the fuel tank cap Perform the following steps to open the fuel tank cap: Before refueling the vehicle ● Close all the doors and windows, and turn the engine switch off. ● Confirm the type of fuel. ■Fuel types Unleaded gasoline (Octane rating 87 [Research Octane Number ...

Inspection procedure
Hint: start the inspection from step 1 in case of using the handheld tester and start from step 2 in case of not using the handheld tester. 1 Perform active test by handheld tester(abs motor relay) Check the operation sound of the abs motor individually when operaing it with the hand ...

Cruise control system
Onvehicle inspection 1. Check play of accelerator auto drive cable assy Push the wire into the cable so as not to move the throttle link and put a mark on the position shown in the illustration. Pull the wire and check the moved distance of the mark. 2. Adjust play in accele ...

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