Filling the Cooling System
Mix antifreeze to provide protection to the lowest
expected ambient temperature.
Do not fill cooling system to the top. Allow for addition of
conditioner. Most systems will require 2 liters (2 quarts)
of conditioner at initial fill and .50 liters (1 pint) "Every 250
To help avoid air pockets, add coolant slowly, at
5 U.S. gallons (19 liters) per minute or less. See
Add cooling system conditioner.
Bring the coolant level to within 1/2 inch (1 cm) of
the bottom of the fill pipe.
Start the engine with the radiator cap off. Add
coolant, if necessary, when level stabilizes.
Stop the engine. Replace the radiator cap seal if
damaged. Install the radiator cap.