coolant capacity for C3

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coolant capacity for C3

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Will be doing the timing belt 7 water pump on the wife's C3 and need to know how much coolant is needed to fill system?

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Re: coolant capacity for C3

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There's no specific volume stated Kenny, as it depends on the method used (gravity or Vacuum-based filling). Depending on which method, you either replace the amount drained or top up until it flows at the bleeding stage.

It's an identical procedure for your C3 to the X7 as here in the Resources section:

C5 X7 DW10BTED4 Draining / Refilling Coolant
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Re: coolant capacity for C3

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Thanks Marc,

I found out it is possibly 7 litres of coolant capacity.

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Sounds as if you will need 3 litres of 100% anti freeze. I usually put in the right amount of 100% stuff and then top up with water to make sure it is concentrated enough.
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Depends if you are using the Citroen ready-mixed (Freecor DSCFluid) solution or not.
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