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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:

Using a flat bed truck
If you use chains or cables to tie down your vehicle, the angles shaded in black must be 45. Do not overly tighten the tie downs or the vehicle may be damaged. ■Before emergency towing 1 Vehicles without a smart key system: Put the engine switch in the ACC (engine off) or ON posi ...

Inspection procedure
1 Inspect terminal voltage(od body ground) Disconnect the cruise control ecu connector.  turn the ignition switch to the on position.  measure the voltage between terminal od of cruise control ecu and body ground. Standard: 2 Inspect terminal voltage(od1 body gr ...

Listening to an iPod
Connecting an iPod enables you to enjoy music from the vehicle speakers. Select iPod on the audio source selection screen. When the iPod connected to the system includes iPod video, the system can only output the sound by selecting the browse screen. Connecting an iPod Audio control screen ...

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