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sxyimports125
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sxyimports125 Oct 10, 12:30am - #296136 

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Engine coolant?

My engine coolant level is really low. It's below the "low" level by like an inch or so. Can I just add coolant, so that its in-between low and high?

Also, do I have to mix half coolant and half distilled water?
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GOLDCELICA Oct 10, 1:45am - #296137 

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Yap if it's just an inch just add some no need to mix. Just don't dump the whole bottle in their. If you go over it will just go down the overflow tube and be wasted. Celica's get low on radiator fluid it's normal.

If it's time for your coolant flush I'd reccomend doing it. It's a working process. Takes time to flush the Celica's coolant all out and add new coolant but a great learning experience.

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AzNRaCeR Oct 10, 1:50am - #296138 
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yup...flushed mines this summer.

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sxyimports125 Oct 10, 2:48am - #296139 

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Originally Posted by GOLDCELICA
Yap if it's just an inch just add some no need to mix. Just don't dump the whole bottle in their. If you go over it will just go down the overflow tube and be wasted. Celica's get low on radiator fluid it's normal.

If it's time for your coolant flush I'd reccomend doing it. It's a working process. Takes time to flush the Celica's coolant all out and add new coolant but a great learning experience.


Glad to hear it's normal, I was getting worried spineyes

What coolant do you recommend I buy?
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silver Oct 10, 3:04am - #296140 
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Toyota pink coolant. Go to the dealer and ask for it.
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GOLDCELICA Oct 10, 4:25am - #296141 

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Originally Posted by sxyimports125
Originally Posted by GOLDCELICA
Yap if it's just an inch just add some no need to mix. Just don't dump the whole bottle in their. If you go over it will just go down the overflow tube and be wasted. Celica's get low on radiator fluid it's normal.

If it's time for your coolant flush I'd reccomend doing it. It's a working process. Takes time to flush the Celica's coolant all out and add new coolant but a great learning experience.


Glad to hear it's normal, I was getting worried spineyes

What coolant do you recommend I buy?


I use what the car had when I first bought it. This stuff.
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RookieGTS Oct 10, 2:56pm - #296142 

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yeah what he said^^^ its the red kind! Our Celicas need that
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sxyimports125 Oct 10, 4:37pm - #296143 

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Originally Posted by GOLDCELICA

Originally Posted by sxyimports125

Originally Posted by GOLDCELICA

Yap if it's just an inch just add some no need to mix. Just don't dump the whole bottle in their. If you go over it will just go down the overflow tube and be wasted. Celica's get low on radiator fluid it's normal.

If it's time for your coolant flush I'd reccomend doing it. It's a working process. Takes time to flush the Celica's coolant all out and add new coolant but a great learning experience.


Glad to hear it's normal, I was getting worried spineyes

What coolant do you recommend I buy?


I use what the car had when I first bought it. This stuff.


^^^ You can buy this at the Toyota dealership right?
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Haulin_A_Doo Oct 10, 7:13pm - #296144 
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Originally Posted by sxyimports125
^^^ You can buy this at the Toyota dealership right?


Yes
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