Fix Coolant Leaks: 2004 Toyota Corolla Colour 1.6L 4 Cyl.

Toyota Corolla Model Years - 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008

How to fix a radiator and coolant leak with stop leak

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.

2004 Toyota Corolla Colour 1.6L 4 Cyl. Lights Turn Signal - Rear (replace bulb)

Don't send mixed signals - if your turn signal doesn't blink, or blinks rapidly, you likely have a burnt out bulb

2002 Toyota Avensis LS 1.6L 4 Cyl. Power Steering Fluid Add Fluid

Help keep your car as responsive as you are by maintaining proper power steering fluid levels

2004 Toyota Corolla Colour 1.6L 4 Cyl. Coolant (Antifreeze) Check Coolant Level

Your coolant should perform well under any condition - just like Aaron Rodgers!

2004 Toyota Corolla Colour 1.6L 4 Cyl. Lights Parking Light (replace bulb)

Small bulbs that burn out regularly - did you know you can replace these with LED lights?

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

Follow the steps in this video to see how to fix minor coolant (antifreeze) leaks in your 2004 Toyota Corolla. Leaking coolant / antifreeze is one of the more common types of leaking fluid from Corolla engines. Engine coolant (which is also called antifreeze or anti-freeze) moves through the inside of your Corolla engine and keeps it from overheating. Coolant / antifreeze can leak from the reservoir, radiator or any hose, in 2004 Corolla with the 1.6 liter engine. However, a coolant leak (aka an antifreeze leak) is most likely to occur where the hoses connect to the engine or radiator. Otherwise, your Corolla may have a radiator leak. This video shows you where the coolant reservoir, hoses and connections on your 2004 Corolla Colour are located and the steps needed to fix minor leaks.

A few things to note about coolant is that it is sweet tasting and highly toxic, so it can end up in the dog's stomach pretty quickly. If you ignore a small coolant leak long enough, you will run out of coolant, which leads to an overheated engine and other serious, but highly avoidable, problems. An anti-freeze leak can cause the temp sensor to record high engine temperatures in a 2004 Toyota Corolla. Always protect yourself with safety glasses and gloves when working with the coolant on your Corolla.

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