In this article we’re going to deal with one more subject in the series on motor vehicle care. This is the coolant level, and more specifically where to put coolant in Fiat Punto? To do this, we will start this guideline with a little reminder on the benefit of making sure of the coolant level of your motor vehicle, then, where to fill coolant in Fiat Punto? And, finally, how to make the level of this famous liquid.


Why to fill coolant level on a Fiat Punto?

Before we describe where the coolant is on a Fiat Punto, we start our content by reminding you what is the benefit of guaranteeing an ideal coolant level ? The coolant of a Fiat Punto has a vital function in the good functioning of your engine, in reality, it will circulate in it to catch the heat made by its operation and transfer it to your radiator which has the mission to produce it go down in temperature . It is all the more useful when outside temperatures are high or when you are driving at limited speed and natural cooling by outside air is not efficient. Without coolant your engine would overheat after only a few minutes, and this would end result in engine failure, hence the importance of having an ideal coolant level always. If your coolant level drops down below the lowest level, the circulation of the coolant in the cooling system might be reduced and consequently its performance might be limited or even zero if it is too low. Finally, if it is too high, the pressure can be too high and trigger a leak that can also trigger the engine to break down.

Where to put the coolant in Fiat Punto?

We now move on to the step that you are probably most enthusiastic about, where to put coolant in Fiat Punto? You are now informed of the importance of always having the ideal level of this coolant. To locate it is very basic, here are the different steps to allow you to locate the expansion tank that contains the coolant of your Fiat Punto:

  • Before doing anything, wait a few minutes or so for your engine to warm up so that you don’t get burned when you do the coolant level.
  • Pop the hood of your motor vehicle.
  • You must quickly locate the expansion tank that contains the coolant of your Fiat Punto, it is usually based in one of the 4 corners of your engine block, to locate it you just have to look for a plastic container with a black or yellow plastic cap with a danger logo or thermometer on the top.

How to fill up the coolant level on a Fiat Punto?

Now that you have find out where the coolant is in your Fiat Punto , we will describe how to produce the level of it. Nothing could be easier, just stick to the few steps down below:

  • Buy if you don’t have any coolant in the store, it’s just treated water with antifreeze added.
  • Verify on the side of the expansion tank of your Fiat Punto the level of the expansion tank. Just see if you are between the “min” and “max” mark, if you are more towards or down below the “min” mark you can continue to stick to these steps, in any other case the level of your liquid is good enough
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  • After waiting for the engine to cool down, you can open the coolant cap of your motor vehicle.
  • Softly add coolant to the expansion tank of your Fiat Punto by examining frequently.
  • Try to reach the middle of the clue on the side of your vase, don’t go over the “max” mark.
  • If you’re on top of it, don’t start your engine, and with a syringe, take out the excess coolant.

If the engine of your Fiat Punto warms up despite a level coolant, go through this content, you will be able to find the causes of this issue.

If you wish more tutorials on the Fiat Punto, go to our Fiat Punto category.