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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:

Circuit description
The vehicle equipped with abs detects a vehicle speed using the stability control ecu and wheel speed sensor. This sensor monitors a wheel rotation speed and sends the signal to the ecu. The stability control ecu converts these wheel speed signals into a 4pulse signal and outputs it to th ...

Vehicle load limits
Vehicle load limits include total load capacity, seating capacity, towing capacity and cargo capacity. ◆ Total load capacity (vehicle capacity weight): Total load capacity means the combined weight of occupants, cargo and luggage. ◆ Seating capacity: 5 occupants (Front 2, Rear 3) S ...

Onvehicle inspection
1. Connect handheld tester:  connect the handheld tester to the dlc3.  start the engine and run it at idle.  select the active test mode on the handheld tester. Hint: please refer to the handheld tester operators manual for further details. 2. Inspect actuator motor ...

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