There are multiple reasons for overheating including by not limited to:low coolant levelhead gasket is gonefaulty thermostatradiator is not working properlyfan has failed etc
There may be other reasons for the vehicle to be overheating but yes if you have let the reservoir run dry then it wont have suction to draw fluid back into the radiator so you will have to fill the radiator as well.
It is spec for a Toyota and is the only coolant you should use
You can use universal coolant which you can find in any auto parts store, or you can use a coolant for Japanese card, or you can go and get coolant at a local Toyota dealer.
I use the genuine 'Toyota Long life Coolant' it is red in colour
how much engine coolant dosee a 2000 toyota corolla hold
To flush the coolant in a 2002 Toyota Echo you will need to drain it first. Flush with fresh water and then refill with coolant and distilled water.
engine coolant temp sensor.
The 1993 Toyota coolant temperature sensor can be found on the front of the engine. The coolant temperature sensor will be a few inches above the thermostat housing.
Toyota Long Life coolant. Pricey. Any brand name ethylene-glycol based coolant, mixed 50/50 would be OK.
If there's no leak, an overheat is caused by a problem with coolant level, coolant circulation, or heat transfer. Fill the coolant level. If the problem recurs within a month, it was something other than low level. Circulation problems are caused by clogged radiators, bad water pumps, non-functioning thermostats.