Hyundai Elantra: Changing the coolant - Engine coolant - Maintenance - Hyundai Elantra MD 2010-2018 Owners manualHyundai Elantra: Changing the coolant


Have coolant changed by an authorized HYUNDAI dealer according to the Maintenance Schedule at the beginning of this section.

Put a thick cloth or fabric around the radiator cap before refilling the coolant CAUTION

Put a thick cloth or fabric around the radiator cap before refilling the coolant in order to prevent the coolant from overflowing into engine parts such as generator.

- CoolantWARNING - Coolant

Do not use radiator coolant or antifreeze in the washer fluid reservoir.

Radiator coolant can severely obscure visibility when sprayed on the windshield and may cause loss of vehicle control or damage to paint and body trim.

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