Q: How do I check the engine coolant level?

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How do I check the engine coolant level?

Checking the engine coolant level is very important. Regular checks and maintenance is a good habit to get into over the life of the vehicle. To check the coolant level.

  1. Inspect to see that the coolant level reaches the Cold Fill or the Min mark on the clear plastic coolant reservoir when cold.

  2. Inspect to see that the coolant level reaches the Hot Fill or the Max mark on the coolant reservoir when hot.

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