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viclavigne
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PostSubject: Another coolant question   Fri Apr 06, 2012 7:46 pm

I don't have the service manual yet - its on my wish list. And the owner's manual doesn't say. But can anyone tell me what the 09 Swing's coolant capacity is? I want to do a complete flush within the next few days.

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PostSubject: Re: Another coolant question   Fri Apr 06, 2012 8:57 pm

Hi Vic,

Radiator: 2.2 liters (2.3 US qt. 1.9 imp qt)
Reserve tank: 0.8 liters (0.8 US, 0.7 imp qt)
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PostSubject: Re: Another coolant question   Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:02 pm

Thanks. The Swing must have a sizable radiator, the last few bikes that I flushed out coolant didn't seem to take near that much.

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PostSubject: Re: Another coolant question   Fri Apr 06, 2012 9:09 pm

Just one more tip. Use Pro Honda HP coolent, it's the best for this scooter. I just needed to top off my reserve tank after a small leak.
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PostSubject: Re: Another coolant question   Sat Apr 07, 2012 7:35 am

Thanks. I guess after a while every comes to have a preference for coolant brand. I used to put Honda type 2 coolant in everything, especially when I owned 2 Honda cars. Last year I heard about Zerex for Asian vehicles and decided to make that my universal motorbike coolant. It has the same chemical makeup of Honda and Toyota coolants, about $14/gal and Napa stores carry it.

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