EN
Parts & Tools Parts & Tools
Mechanics Mechanics
Gear Guide Gear Guide
search

Coolant Flush How-to: Toyota Camry (2002-2006)

We are still working to obtain content for your car, however the video above is believed to have similar characteristics as your car.

 
Video Description

Adding engine coolant (also known as antifreeze) to your 2006 Toyota Camry is pretty easy. Engine coolant circulates through your engine to keep it cool in the summer but won't freeze in the winter. Make sure to check your engine when it is cold for an accurate reading. The video above shows you where the coolant reservoir in your Camry is located and how to add coolant. Be sure to check your owners manual to determine the correct type of fluid to add - for Toyotas, it will typically be in a section titled Fluid Capacities in the back of your manual. Mix the coolant with distilled water so that you have a combination of 50% coolant and 50% water. Some coolants will come premixed...that is, you don't need to add any water. These coolants will typically say 50/50 or pre-mixed on the front of the coolant bottle.

Removing the coolant reservoir cap on a warm engine could cause the cap to fly off at a high rate of speed and fluid to spray out of the reservoir. Always wear safety goggles when working on your Camry. Promptly wipe up any spilled fluid as it is highly toxic. Animals love its sweet taste, so even a spilling a small amount on your garage floor can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. If you notice an oily surface in your coolant, immediately have your mechanic inspect your Camry for head gasket leakage

Other videos you might find helpful

  • How to Add Coolant: Toyota Camry (2002-2006)
    Add antifreeze

    Low coolant levels is all to common - top yours up today

    2006 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Add Windshield Washer Fluid Toyota Camry (2002-2006)
    Add washer fluid

    One of the easiest fluids to top off - learn how to open the hood and where the reservoir is on your car

    2006 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Replace a Fuse: 2002-2006 Toyota Camry
    Change an engine fuse

    If you have an electrical component that doesn't work, try replacing the fuse first

    2006 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Power Steering Leak Fix: 2002-2006 Toyota Camry
    Seal minor power steering fluid leaks

    See how to seal up minor power steering fluid leaks

    2006 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • DRL Replacement 2002-2006 Toyota Camry
    Replace a burnt out DRL

    DRLs are on more than your headlights. They burn out faster and should be replaced regularly

    2006 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • Fix a Flat Tire: Toyota Camry (2002-2006)
    Change a flat tire

    Learn where your spare tire and jack are located before you need it on the side of the road

    2006 Toyota Camry LE 2.4L 4 Cyl.
  • See all videos for the 2006 Toyota Camry
Comments
The Right Parts
The Right Tools
coolant drain pans radiator hoses fluid pumps hose clamps gloves stop leak creepers