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Q: How do I check the coolant level?

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How do I check the coolant level?

A: The coolant level can be easily checked. Al...

The coolant level can be easily checked. All you need to do is open the hood, and find the coolant reservoir. The reservoir has a Low line, and a Full line. You should be able to easily see where the coolant level sits between those lines. If it is close to the Low line, add more coolant.

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