Mechanics

COOLANT FLUSH AND FILL

1997 Toyota Corolla

Engine Cooling problem
1997 Toyota Corolla 4 cyl Two Wheel Drive Automatic 160000 miles

I just when in for my oil change. The mechanic is telling me I need a Coolant Flush and Fill. What is this and how do I know that I really need it.
Thanks!
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Sm88keys
August 2, 2009.




You should generally drain and flush the cooling system every 2 years.

Coolant is drained, the system flushed with water and then refilled with fresh coolant.

Check your owners manual for maint schedule, if coolant is red, then it would need to be flushed (Toyota Red Coolant).

Mmprince4000
Aug 3, 2009.


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