Again, no need to over tighten this as a good hand tightening is more than sufficient. If you found this guide to be helpful, please consider making a small donation by clicking on the PayPal. Disconnect engine wiring harness from upper timing belt cover. I can't believe how frustrating it is to get any answers from Toyota. I'm a little fed up with the service agent I emailed. Make sure to check your engine when it is cold for an accurate reading. I found that I could allow the open end of the hose to rest in the raised position and then turn it down towards the catch container every 5-10 seconds to remove another splash of old coolant from the engine block.
I think flushing the coolant is the most prudent way to stretch the lifespan of the cooling system and its constituents, and lamentably, it is service which is hardly speculated at the right time. How much does a 3. Optional Add a Coolant System Cleaner In addition to the distilled water, the introduction of a purpose-made cleaner can have outstanding effects if the vehicle is old or has been poorly maintained. Install timing belt guide to crankshaft sprocket. So you dilute that 3.
The only tools required is a pair of pliers. This helps to secure it in place. I just want to be prepared if he uses a leak as an excuse. Taking off the coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to up explosively and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. Thanks Nov 30th, 2012 3:34 pmJust had my car serviced by Toyota.
If you ask - they usually will lower the price - but that also depends on the dealership. Replace the washer on the bolt with the new one purchased and place on the side to be reinstalled later on. It has to be 14mm. Please help support this website by shopping at. By Product Expert Posted in , on Friday, May 13th, 2016 at 3:21 pm Each vehicle system and part plays a different role in making sure your car runs correctly. It's obvious they just want me to bring it in.
Will a 95 corolla also respond poorly to Toyota Red? Adding engine coolant also known as antifreeze to your 2010 Toyota Corolla is pretty easy. If it's only just below Min. It's obvious they just want me to bring it in. The prices shown above, may vary from region to region, as will incentives, and are subject to change. To minimize exposure, avoid breathing exhaust, do not idle the engine except as necessary, service your vehicle in a well-ventilated area and wear gloves or wash your hands frequently when servicing your vehicle. I too was a big Prestone fan - on my Honda and Camry, but I always get some deposits that comes out after I flush the system. Call or email for complete vehicle specific information.
Remove timing belt guide large washer from crankshaft sprocket. The check oil light should come on but then go away within 2-3 seconds. These formulations are high in silicates and other additives but not phosphate , which make for good anti-corrosive and lubricant properties for water pump seals and dissimilar metals in coolant systems. If there is a leak would it be obvious? I can't believe how frustrating it is to get any answers from Toyota. If the rubber seals on the look worn or damaged, replace the cap with a new one. Toyota coolant isn't that expensive. Place two jack stands one on each side to hold the car up and remove the jack.
Purchase the correct oil filter and be sure you have a drain pan on hand with some paper towels just in case. But I believe it's high in phosphate, so it must be mixed with not distilled water, but de-ionized water per toyota's recommendations or else you risk precipitation of metals in the water into deposits. Coolant expansion tank An overflow tank that handles the increased pressure when the coolant heats up. Antifreeze is an integral part of the cooling system of the vehicle which plays an important role to keep the temperature of the engine at an optimum level. Slowly pour in the new or the into the funnel. Timing chains do have a finite lifespan. .
Note: I am not a registered charity. Other There are of course many other parts such as tubes, brackets, caps and plugs, as well as fans. When the coolant reaches the very top of the radiator fill hole, stop pouring and take out the funnel. A coolant flush, also known as a radiator flush or cooling system service, is the process of adding cleaner to the cooling system to remove sediment and rust. Not many tools are necessary, but you will need a specific amount of coolant, several liters of distilled water to flush the system, and some containers to safely pour the coolant and flushed water into. Ten minutes of driving should be adequate, be sure to keep an eye on the engine temperature to avoid overheating. If there is a leak, would the repair be covered under warranty? I guess all will be revealed in the flush.
Remove engine mount at timing belt end of engine. I took pictures of the process and created a quick guide to help out other Corolla owners. Most timing belts should be changed every 60,000 miles. Less than 16,000 km on it and 3 years has already passed since it was registered. Promptly wipe up any spilled fluid as it is highly toxic.
If the system vents out some air, it will suck in fluid from the overflow tank and you may notice the level drop. Since I drive a 2006 Corolla, I intend to … corroborate that, since I have a lot at stake. Now that I've sealed my fate on keeping this car forever, I really want to keep the car in peak condition and follow the maintenance schedule. Just top off with a cupful of distilled water until you get some of the correct coolant in. A tiny amount of coolant will also evaporate out of the overflow tank each month so you should check it at least once a year and top it off with new coolant.