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Mitsubishi Mirage Check Add Engine Coolant

In this guide, you will learn how to check the coolant level and add engine coolant to a Mitsubishi Mirage G4.

ESTIMATED TIME 5 mins
DIY COST $ 10 - 20
DIFFICULTY Very Easy

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What you will need

Procedure

  1. Allow the engine to cool down. 
  2. Open the hood. Go to the driver's seat and pull the hood release under the dashboard.Unlock the hood latch of the vehicle.Then go in front of the vehicle and unlock the hood latch by sliding it to the left. Lift up the hood up and use the hood rood to secure it open. Opened hood of the Mitsubishi Mirage.
  3. Locate the radiator cap and engine coolant reservoir cap, found at the front of the engine compartment on the driver's side.Radiator cap and Engine coolant reservoir cap of the Mitsubishi Mirage.
  4. Check the fluid level on the engine coolant reservoir. When the engine is cold, the level of the coolant in the reservoir (white container) should be between the “F” (FULL) and “L” (LOW) lines.  If the fluid level on the engine coolant reservoir is low check on the radiator as well. 
  5. Checking the fluid level of the engine coolant reservoir.
  6. Make sure that the engine is cooled down before you open the radiator cap. Opening the radiator when the coolant is hot can cause serious burns.
  7. Add engine coolant. Open the radiator cap by twisting it counterclockwise and pour the coolant in. Coolant must be mixed 50/50. Opening radiator cap of the Mitsubishi Mirage. Then when the radiator is full, open the reservoir cap and add coolant, so that the radiator will have some extra coolant to take in when it is needed.Opening the engine coolant reservoir of the Mitsubishi Mirage.
  8. Put the radiator cap back by twisting it clockwise. Then put the reservoir cap back by pushing it in and you'll hear it snap when it's sealed.Radiator cap and Engine coolant reservoir cap of the Mitsubishi Mirage.
Mitsubishi Mirage Check Add Engine Coolant In this guide, you will learn how to check the coolant level and add engine coolant to a Mitsubishi Mirage G4.