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5.1.2. Replacement of cooling liquid - general comments

Do not allow hit of antifreeze on open parts of the body and the painted surfaces of the car. Immediately wash away casual splashes a plentiful amount of water. Remember that antifreeze is extremely toxic liquid and its hit in an organism even in small amounts is fraught with the most serious consequences, up to a lethal outcome. Never leave antifreeze stored in leaky closed container, immediately collect the cooling liquid spilled on a floor. Remember that the sweetish smell of antifreeze can draw to itself attention of children and animals. About ways of utilization of the fulfilled cooling liquid consult with local authorities, - in many regions of the world special points on different reception of working off are equipped. Do not merge old cooling liquid in the sewerage and on the earth at all!

The merged cooling liquid should not be applied again. Cooling liquid is poisonous and should not merge with household waste!

Cooling liquid has to be replaced every time when performing the repair work connected with depletion of the cooling system, and also works on replacement of components of the engine, - in the course of circulation of cooling liquid the anticorrosive additives which are its part are besieged on a surface of new details, forming the protective layer preventing corrosion development - see the Section Antifreeze - a security measure from freezing.

The description of the procedure of replacement of cooling liquid is provided in the Section Check of Functioning of the Cooling System and Frost Resistance of Cooling Liquid, liquid replacement.