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Chevrolet Sonic Owner's Manual: Engine Coolant

The cooling system in the vehicle is filled with DEX-COOL engine coolant. This coolant is designed to remain in the vehicle for 5 years or 240 000 km (150,000 mi), whichever occurs first.

The following explains the cooling system and how to check and add coolant when it is low. If there is a problem with engine overheating, see Engine Overheating.

Cooling System
The cooling system allows the engine to maintain the correct working temperature. 1.4L L4 Engine 1. Engine Cooling Fan (Out of View) 2. Engine Coolant Surge Tank and Pressure Cap 1.8L L4 Engin ...

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 sy ...

Other materials:

Off-Road Recovery
The vehicle's right wheels can drop off the edge of a road onto the shoulder while driving. Follow these tips: 1. Ease off the accelerator and then, if there is nothing in the way, steer the vehicle so that it straddles the edge of the pavement. 2. Turn the steering wheel about one-eight ...

Range Selector Lever Cable Adjustment
Note: Adjust the automatic transmission range selector cable while the transmission and the gear selector are in the Park position only. Failure to do so may cause mis-adjustment. Set the park brake and chock the wheels. Verify the transmission range select lever is in the par ...

Basecoat/Clearcoat Paint Systems
Warning: Exposure to isocyanates during paint preparation and application processes can cause severe breathing problems. Read and follow all of the instructions from the manufacturers of painting materials, equipment, and protective gear. All paint finish repairs of rigid exterior sur ...

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