Chevrolet Lanos (since 2004 release)
1. Car device
2. Recommendations about operation
3. Malfunctions in way
4. Maintenance
4.1. General provisions
4.2. Daily Service (DS)
4.3. First maintenance (TO-1)
4.4. Second maintenance (TO-2)
4.4.1. Replacement of a belt of the drive of the generator and pump of the hydraulic booster of steering
4.4.2. Replacement of a belt of the drive of the compressor of the conditioner
4.4.3. Replacement and adjustment of a tension of a belt of the drive of the gas-distributing mechanism and replacement of its tension roller
4.4.4. Replacement of brake fluid in hydraulic actuators of brakes and switching off of coupling
4.4.5. Replacement of cooling liquid
5. Engine
6. Transmission
7. Running gear
8. Steering
9. Brake system
10. Electric equipment
11. Body
12. Wheels and tires
13. Purchase of spare parts
14. A trip on HUNDRED
15. Winter operation of the car
16. Preparation for checkup
17. Advice to the beginning mechanic
18. Appendices
19. Schemes of electric equipment


4.4.5. Replacement of cooling liquid

According to the recommendation of manufacturer cooling liquid should be replaced through 40 thousand km of a run or 4 years of operation (depending on what will come earlier).
It will be required to you: cooling liquid, a pure rag, capacity for the merged cooling liquid with a capacity not less than 10 l, a passatizha.

Apply cooling liquids on the basis of ethylene glycol (antifreeze).
Replace cooling liquid only on the cold engine.
Cooling liquid is toxic therefore be careful during the work with it.
At launch of the engine the stopper of a broad tank has to be closed. Wrap a tank stopper densely. The cooling system at the working engine is under pressure therefore at poorly wrapped up stopper from under it cooling liquid can begin to flow.

1. Install the car on the flat horizontal platform.
2. Turn off a stopper of a broad tank.
3. Substitute capacity under the drain crane of the radiator of the cooling system located in the lower part of the left tank of a radiator and, having unscrewed the crane, merge liquid.

Antifreeze is fatally poisonous for all live. Not to pollute the environment, merge it from a radiator through a funnel (for example, made of a plastic bottle for sparkling water).

4. For ensuring full discharge of liquid from system and the guaranteed removal of air from it when filling squeeze short moustaches of a collar of fastening of a hose of heating of throttle knot, shift a collar on a hose …
5. … also remove a hose from the union of throttle knot.
6. Wrap the drain crane.

If the broad tank is strongly polluted, then remove (see. "Removal and installation of a broad tank") also wash out it.

7. Wash out the cooling system for what establish into place a hose of a supply of cooling liquid to throttle knot and slowly fill system with water through a broad tank to the level of a steam discharge tube.
8. Launch the engine and let's it work until turning on of the electric fan.
9. Kill the engine and merge water.
10. Wash out the cooling system, clear water will not begin to merge yet.
11. Again disconnect a hose from the union of throttle knot.
12. Fill the engine cooling system, filling in cooling liquid in a broad tank until it does not begin to pour out from the union on throttle knot and from the removed hose. At the time of the beginning of an effluence of liquid establish a hose into place and fix by a collar.
13. Launch the engine and warm up it up to the working temperature (before turning on of the fan). After that stop the engine, check the level of cooling liquid and if necessary add it in a broad tank to a tag of "MAX".

During the operation of the engine you watch temperature of cooling liquid according to the index. If the arrow reached a red zone, and the fan of a radiator did not turn on, include a heater and check what air passes through it. If the heater gives the warmed-up air, most likely, the fan is faulty and if gives cold air, so in the cooling system of the engine the air stopper was formed. For its removal kill the engine, let's it cool down and turn off a stopper of a broad tank. Launch the engine, let's it work within 3–5 min. and wrap a tank stopper.

For the best filling of system without air traffic jams periodically to a prozhimayta radiator hoses a hand.
In several days of operation of the car after replacement of cooling liquid check its level. If necessary fill level.
If through very short time color became freshen liquids brown, so you filled in a fake to which the producer "forgot" to add corrosion inhibitors. Besides, one of signs of a fake is sharp full decolouration of liquid. Dye of qualitative cooling liquid is very resistant and over time only darkens. The liquid tinted by linen blue becomes colourless. Such "antifreeze" needs to be replaced quicker.

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