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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:

Onvehicle inspection
1. Inspect front axle hub bearing  remove the front wheel.  separate the front disc brake caliper assy .  remove the front disc.  inspect the bearing backlash. Using a dial indicator, check the backlash near the center of the axle hub. Maximum: 0.05 Mm (0. ...

Problem symptoms table
Hint: if a normal code is displayed during the dtc check but the trouble still occurs, check the circuits for each symptom in the order given in the charts on the following pages and proceed to the page given for troubleshooting. The matrix chart is divided into 3 chapters. If the instruc ...

Circuit description
The vehicle speed sensor circuit is sent to cruise control ecu assy as a vehicle speed signal. For each rotation of the shaft, the vehicle speed sensor sends a signal through the combination meter assembly to the cruise control ecu assy (see the following chart). The cruise control ecu assy ...

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