Hyundai Elantra: Changing the coolant - Engine coolant - Maintenance - Hyundai Elantra HD 2006Ц2010 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.

WARNING - Coolant WARNING - 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.
  • Windshield Washer fluid agents contain some amounts of alcohol and can be flammable under certain circumstances. Do not allow sparks or flame to contact the washer fluid or the washer fluid reservoir. Damage to the vehicle or occupants could occur.
  • Windshield washer fluid is poisonous to humans and animals. Do not drink and avoid contacting windshield washer fluid. Serious injury or death could occur.
    Checking the coolant level
    WARNING - Removing radiator cap Never attempt to remove the radiator cap while the engine is operating or hot. Doing so might lead to cooling system and engine damage and could result i ...

    Brakes and clutch fluid
    Checking the brake/clutch fluid level Check the fluid level in the reservoir periodically. The fluid level should be between MAX and MIN marks on the side of the reservoir. Before removing the re ...