Range Rover Evoque: Cooling System Draining, Filling and Bleeding

Draining

CAUTIONS:

The engine cooling system must be maintained with the correct concentration and type of anti-freeze solution to prevent corrosion and frost damage. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the engine.

Engine coolant will damage the paint finished surfaces. If spilt, immediately remove the coolant and clean the area with water.

Never remove the coolant expansion tank cap under any circumstances while the engine is operating. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the engine.

1. Carry out the procedure up to step 10 in the filling section three times, filling the cooling system with clean water after the first two drains.

2. WARNING: Make sure to support the vehicle with axle stands. Raise and support the vehicle.

3. Refer to: Engine Undershield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).

4. Position a container to collect the fluid.

5. Attach a hose to the radiator drain tap. Open the tap.

Range Rover Evoque. Engine Cooling - GTDi 2.0L Petrol

6. Tighten the radiator drain tap.

7. Remove the container.

Filling

CAUTIONS:

The engine cooling system must be maintained with the correct concentration and type of anti-freeze solution to prevent corrosion and frost damage. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the engine.

Engine coolant will damage the paint finished surfaces. If spilt, immediately remove the coolant and clean the area with water.

Never remove the coolant expansion tank cap under any circumstances while the engine is operating. Failure to follow this instruction may result in damage to the engine.

1. Lower the vehicle.

2. Open the bleeding port.

Range Rover Evoque. Engine Cooling - GTDi 2.0L Petrol

3. CAUTION: Anti-freeze concentration must be maintained at 50%.

Range Rover Evoque. Engine Cooling - GTDi 2.0L Petrol

4. Fill the cooling system to the upper level mark of the expansion tank.

5. Install the coolant expansion tank cap.

6. Connect exhaust extraction hoses to the tail pipes.

7. Start the engine and allow to idle.

8. Set the heater controls to maximum.

9. CAUTION: Make sure the coolant level remains above the "MIN" level mark. Hold the engine speed at 2000 rpm until warm air is expelled from the heater.

10. Switch the engine off and allow to cool.

11. WARNING: Since injury such as scalding could be caused by escaping steam or coolant, do not remove the filler cap from the coolant expansion tank while the system is hot. Check and top-up the coolant if required.

12. Visually check the engine and cooling system for signs of coolant leakage.

13. Refer to: Engine Undershield (501-02 Front End Body Panels, Removal and Installation).

Thermostat

Removal

1. Disconnect the battery ground cable.

Refer to: Specifications (414-01 Battery, Mounting and Cables, Specifications).

2. WARNING: Make sure to support the vehicle with axle stands. Raise and support the vehicle.

3. Refer to: Cooling System Partial Draining, Filling and Bleeding (303-03B Engine Cooling - GTDi 2.0L Petrol, General Procedures).

4. Refer to: Intake Manifold (303-01B Engine - GTDi 2.0L Petrol, Removal and Installation).

5. WARNING: Be prepared to collect escaping fluid. Torque: 10 Nm

Range Rover Evoque. Engine Cooling - GTDi 2.0L Petrol

Installation

1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

Coolant Pump

Removal

NOTES:

Removal steps in this procedure may contain installation details.

Some variation in the illustrations may occur, but the essential information is always correct.

1. WARNING: Make sure to support the vehicle with axle stands. Raise and support the vehicle.

2. Refer to: Cooling System Partial Draining, Filling and Bleeding (303-03B Engine Cooling - GTDi 2.0L Petrol, General Procedures).

3. NOTE: Loosen the bolts, but do not fully remove. Torque: 20 Nm

Range Rover Evoque. Engine Cooling - GTDi 2.0L Petrol

4. Refer to: Accessory Drive Belt (303-05B Accessory Drive - GTDi 2.0L Petrol, Removal and Installation).

5.

Range Rover Evoque. Engine Cooling - GTDi 2.0L Petrol

6. CAUTION: Be prepared to collect escaping fluids. Torque: 10 Nm

Range Rover Evoque. Engine Cooling - GTDi 2.0L Petrol

Installation

1. To install, reverse the removal procedure.

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