Nissan Juke Service and Repair Manual : Draining

WARNING:
Never remove radiator cap when engine is hot. Serious burns may occur from high-pressure engine coolant escaping from radiator.

Wrap a thick cloth around the radiator cap. Slowly turn it a quarter of a turn to release built-up pressure.

Then turn it all the way.

1. Connect drain hose.

Use a genera-purpose hose with the dimensions show in the figure.

A: φ 8 mm
B : 300 mm

2. Open radiator drain plug (A) at the bottom of radiator, and then


2. Open radiator drain plug (A) at the bottom of radiator, and then remove radiator cap.

CAUTION:: Vehicle front


CAUTION:
Perform this step when engine is cold.

When draining all of engine coolant in the system, open water drain plugs on cylinder block. Refer to EM-63, "Setting".

3. Remove reservoir tank if necessary, and drain engine coolant and clean


3. Remove reservoir tank if necessary, and drain engine coolant and clean reservoir tank before installing.

Refer to CO-17, "Exploded View".

4. Check drained engine coolant for contaminants such as rust, corrosion or discoloration. If contaminated, flush the engine cooling system. Refer to CO-13, "Flushing".

    Inspection
    LEVEL Check that the reservoir tank engine coolant level is within the MIN to MAX when the engine is cool. A : MAX B : MIN Adjust the engine coolant level if necessary. LEAKAGE To c ...

    Refilling
    1. IInstall reservoir tank if removed, and install radiator drain plug. CAUTION: Be sure to clean drain plug and install with new O-ring. Radiator drain plug : Refer to CO-17, "Exploded View ...

    Other materials:

    Difference between predictive and actual distances
    Backing up on a steep uphill When backing up the vehicle up a hill, the distance guide lines and the vehicle width guide lines are shown closer than the actual distance. For example, the display shows 3 ft (1 m) to the placeA , but the actual 3 ft (1 m) distance on the hill is the placeB . N ...

    Special Service Tool
    HFC-134a (R-134a) Service Tool and Equipment Never mix HFC-134a (R-134a) refrigerant and/or its specified lubricant with CFC-12 (R-12) refrigerant and/ or its lubricant. Separate and non-interchangeable service equipment must be used for handling each type of refrigerant/ lubricant. R ...

    Compression pressure
    Inspection 1. Warm up engine thoroughly. Then, stop it. 2. Release fuel pressure. Refer to EC-551, "Work Procedure". 3. Remove ignition coil and spark plug from each cylinder. Refer to EM-178, "Exploded View". 4. Connect engine tachometer (not required in use of CONSULT-III ...