How to Add Coolant: 2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L V6

Chrysler LHS Model Years - 1999, 2000, 2001

How to check and refill coolant in the 2001 LHS with step-by-step instruction to find the fill line on the reservoir

Author

Hans Angermeier is an ASE certified Maintenance and Light Repair Technician and has produced over 100,000 videos showing drivers how to fix things on their cars. He has broad expertise on basic repair procedures covering the majority of cars on the road. Over the past 10 years, Hans has been focused on building CarCareKiosk, which is visited by millions of drivers each month.

1998 Chrysler Cirrus LXi 2.5L V6 Tires & Wheels Rotate Tires

Want an easy way to save $500? Rotate your tires at least three times per year

2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L V6 Hoses Check Hoses

Coolant hoses wear out over time and need to be replaced - check 'em early and often

2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L V6 Air Filter (Engine) Replace

Replacing a dirty air filter can improve gas mileage by up to 4%. Isn't efficiency great?

2001 Chrysler LHS 3.5L V6 Check Engine Light Diagnose

A check engine light can be cleared with a simple fix or it could be a major problem - find out now!

Share on   Share on Twitter   Share on Facebook
Parts & Tools
We may earn a commission from qualifying purchases as an Amazon Associate
Video Description

Adding engine coolant (also known as antifreeze) to your 2001 Chrysler LHS is pretty easy. Engine coolant / antifreeze 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 LHS is located and how to add coolant / antifreeze. Be sure to check your owners manual to determine the correct type of fluid to add - for Chryslers, it will typically be in a section titled Fluid Capacities in the back of your manual. Mix the coolant / antifreeze 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 LHS. 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 LHS for head gasket leakage

  • Advance Auto coupon for
    20% off entire order: KIOSK20