||1.Remove the engine room under cover front (Refer to GROUP 51 - Under Cover - Removal
and Installation ).
Drain the water from the radiator, heater core and engine after unplugging the radiator
drain plug and removing the radiator cap.
||When removing the radiator cap, use care to avoid contact
with hot engine coolant or steam. Place a shop towel over the radiator cap and turn the radiator cap
anti-clockwise a little to let the pressure escape through the vinyl tube. After relieving the
steam pressure, remove the radiator cap by slowly turning it anti-clockwise.
||3.Drain the water in the water jacket by unplugging the drain plug of the cylinder block.
4.Remove the radiator condenser tank and drain the coolant.
||5.Replace the cylinder block drain plug gasket, and tighten the drain plug to the specified
Tightening torque: 39 ± 3 N·m
6.Securely tighten the radiator drain plug.
7.Reinstall the radiator condenser tank.
Use special tool LLC changer (MB991871) to refill the engine coolant up to the top of
the radiator port.
||Do not use alcohol or methanol anti-freeze or any engine coolants mixed
with alcohol or methanol anti-freeze. The use of an improper anti-freeze can cause corrosion
of the aluminium components.
Recommended antifreeze: MITSUBISHI MOTORS GENUINE
SUPER LONG LIFE COOLANT PREMIUM or equivalent*
Quantity: Approximately 8.0 L
||*similar high quality ethylene glycol based non-silicate, non-amine, non-nitrate
and non-borate coolant with long life hybrid organic acid technology.
(including 0.65 L in the radiator condenser tank)
9.Tighten the radiator cap securely.
||For how to use special tool (MB991871), refer to its manufacturer’s instructions.
10.Remove the radiator condenser tank cap, and add the engine coolant up to the "FULL"
11.Turn the A/C switch to OFF position to start the engine and warm up until
the cooling fan operates.
12.Rev the engine several times and then stop it. Check that there are no coolant leaks.
||This work is to open the thermostat fully.
13.Remove the radiator cap with the engine cool, and then refill the engine coolant up
to the top of the radiator port.
14.Tighten the radiator cap securely.
Remove the radiator condenser tank cap, and add the engine coolant up to the "FULL" line.
||Do not overfill the radiator condenser tank.
16.Install the engine room under cover front (Refer to GROUP 51 - Under Cover - Removal
and Installation ).