Chevrolet Cobalt Owners Manual: Windshield Washer Fluid

What to Use

When you need windshield washer fluid, be sure to read the manufacturer's instructions before use. If you will be operating your vehicle in an area where the temperature may fall below freezing, use a fluid that has sufficient protection against freezing.

Adding Washer Fluid

Open the cap with the

Open the cap with the washer symbol on it.

Add washer fluid until the tank is full. See Engine Compartment Overview for reservoir location.

- When using concentrated washer fluid, follow the manufacturer's instructions for adding water.

- Do not mix water with ready-to-use washer fluid. Water can cause the solution to freeze and damage the washer fluid tank and other parts of the washer system. Also, water does not clean as well as washer fluid.

- Fill the washer fluid tank only three-quarters full when it is very cold. This allows for fluid expansion if freezing occurs, which could damage the tank if it is completely full.

- Do not use engine coolant (antifreeze) in the windshield washer. It can damage the vehicle's windshield washer system and paint.

    Engine Overheating
    The vehicle has an indicator to warn of engine overheating. You will find an engine coolant temperature warning light on your vehicle's instrument panel. See Engine Coolant Temperature Warning Lig ...

    Brake Fluid The brake master cylinder and, on manual transmission vehicles, the clutch hydraulic system use the same reservoir filled with DOT 3 brake fluid. See Engine Compartment Overview ...

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