2002 Chrysler Sebring Add Coolant

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The engine in a 2002 Chrysler Sebring generates a tremendous amount of heat, which requires a mix of antifreeze and water to maintain a stable operating temperature. If too little coolant is present in the system, temperatures can begin to rise, resulting in engine damage. The coolant level on your 2002 Chrysler Sebring should be checked every 250 miles or weekly, whichever occurs first, and coolant should be added when necessary.

[edit] Tools Used

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Empty milk jug
Antifreeze

[edit] Add Coolant

  • Locate the coolant reservoir or expansion tank (2.7L V6 only) on the passenger side of the engine bay.
  • Verify the level of engine coolant in the reservoir or expansion tank. With the engine cold, it should be slightly above the "COLD" or "MIN" line. If the fluid level is below this line, you must add more coolant.
  • Fill an empty plastic milk jug half full of antifreeze. Then fill the other half with water.
  • Screw the cap onto the milk jug and shake it to mix the contents.
  • Unscrew the cap on the coolant reservoir or expansion tank by rotating it counterclockwise by hand.
  • Pour the 50/50 mix of antifreeze and water into the coolant reservoir until the fluid level reaches just above the "COLD" or "MIN" line.
  • Screw the cap onto the coolant reservoir or expansion tank.

[edit] Tips & Warnings

  • Checking your coolant level often is vital to prevent overheating, which can seriously damage your engine.
  • The scent of antifreeze is highly attractive to animals; it is also highly toxic. Keep small children and pets away from antifreeze.
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