Renault Clio: Engine cooling system: Check

Renault Clio. Engine cooling system: Check

IMPORTANT

When working in the engine compartment, take care as the radiator fan(s) may start up unexpectedly (risk of being cut).

To avoid any risk of serious burns when the engine is hot:

Note:

There are two procedures for checking the cooling system:

Expansion bottle cap valve rating:

Renault Clio. Engine cooling system: Check

I - CHECKING THE COOLING SYSTEM USING THE TOOL (MOT. 1700)

WARNING

If the coolant is leaking from the expansion bottle cap, replace the valve.

1 - Checking the expansion bottle cap valve

Renault Clio. Engine cooling system: Check

2 - Checking the sealing of the cooling circuit

II - CHECKING THE COOLING SYSTEM USING THE TOOL (MS. 554-07)

WARNING

If the coolant is leaking from the expansion bottle cap, replace the valve.

1 - Checking the expansion bottle cap valve

Renault Clio. Engine cooling system: Check

Note: The pressure should not drop; if it does, look for the leak.

2 - Checking the sealing of the cooling circuit

Note: The pressure should not drop; if it does, look for the leak.

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