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Dec 1, 2:38pm - #340631 
Filling antifreeze for the first time

My car needs more antifreeze, so i went and picked some up and on the directions it has two sets. One says...

For Vehicles with Expansion Tank

and the other set says...

For Vehicles with Recovery Bottle and Radiator Pressure Cap.

So...which set of instructions do i use?

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Dec 1, 3:01pm - #340632 
Recovery bottle.

Oh yeah, be sure to use the right kind of antifreeze (best to get it from a Toyota dealer) - the pink stuff.


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Dec 1, 4:00pm - #340633 
I'd also question why you need more. Is it leaking?

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Dec 1, 4:11pm - #340634 
^^Evaporation??

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Dec 1, 4:19pm - #340635 
haha, i had just recently added some antifreeze to my baby and yep i got the pink stuff from the toyota shop too. i think that this is the only best way to go about adding more anti-freeze...!


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Dec 2, 11:57am - #340636 
do i have to drain what i have in there right now or can i just pop the cap and poor more in?

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Dec 2, 12:02pm - #340637 
pop more in! DO iT!


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Dec 2, 12:12pm - #340638 
just poor in the clear container right? Sorry for the supid questions, this is just one of those things i dont want to screw up! smirk

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Dec 2, 3:56pm - #340639 
You just fill the little clear plastic reservoir on the side of the radiator up to the Max line.

You should mix half distilled/drinking water and half coolant/antifreeze.

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