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Chevrolet Spark Owners Manual: Checking Coolant

The vehicle must be on a level surface when checking the coolant level.

It is normal to see coolant moving in the upper coolant hose return line when the engine is running.

Check to see if coolant is visible in the coolant surge tank. If the coolant inside the coolant surge tank is boiling, do not do anything else until it cools down.

Chevrolet Spark. Checking Coolant


If coolant is visible but the coolant level is not at or above the mark pointed to, add a 50/50 mixture of clean drinkable water and DEX-COOL coolant.

Be sure the cooling system is cool before this is done.

What to Use
Warning Adding only plain water or some other liquid to the cooling system can be dangerous. Plain water and other liquids, can boil before the proper coolant mixture will. The coolant warning s ...

How to Add Coolant to the Coolant Surge Tank
Caution This vehicle has a specific coolant fill procedure. Failure to follow this procedure could cause the engine to overheat and be severely damaged. If no problem is found, check to see if coo ...

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Safety Belt Extender
If the vehicle's safety belt will fasten around you, you should use it. But if a safety belt is not long enough, your dealer will order you an extender. When you go in to order it, take the heaviest coat you will wear, so the extender will be long enough for you. To help avoid personal inju ...

Jump Starting
For more information about the vehicle battery, see Battery on page 10-22. If the battery has run down, try to use another vehicle and some jumper cables to start your vehicle. Be sure to use the following steps to do it safely. Warning WARNING: Battery posts, terminals, and related accessorie ...

Engine Compartment Overview
Windshield Washer Fluid Reservoir. See Washer Fluid on page 10-19. Engine Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap. See Cooling System on page 10-13. Engine Oil Dipstick. See Engine Oil on page 10-8. Engine Oil Fill Cap. See Engine Oil on page 10-8. Engine Cooling Fan (Out of View). See Co ...

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