See Figures 1 through 12
Fig. Fig. 1: The coolant recovery (overflow) tank is designed to maintain a full level in the cooling system regardless of engine temperature-the tank is mounted on the right-hand inner fender skirt
Fig. Fig. 2: Be sure the rubber gasket on the radiator cap has a tight seal
Fig. Fig. 3: Periodically remove all debris from the radiator fins
Fig. Fig. 4: Cooling systems should be pressure tested for leaks periodically
Fig. Fig. 5: Cutaway view of a typical cooling system flow
Fig. Fig. 6: Make absolutely certain that the engine is cold, then lift the lever on the radiator cap to allow any pressure to escape from the cooling system ...
Fig. Fig. 7: ... then remove the radiator cap by turning it 1/4 revolution counterclockwise
Fig. Fig. 8: If the radiator is to be drained, locate the drain valve (arrow) on the lower left or right-hand side of the radiator ...
Fig. Fig. 9: ... then loosen the drain valve and allow the coolant to flow into a large catch pan
Fig. Fig. 10: Make sure the drain valve is closed and fill the radiator with a 50/50 mixture of water and antifreeze ...
Fig. Fig. 11: ... then install the radiator cap-remove the overflow cap from the overflow (expansion) tank ...
Fig. Fig. 12: ... and fill the overflow tank to the FULL COLD mark with the same mixture of water and antifreeze
Dealing with the cooling system can be a dangerous matter unless the pr