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#2522565 - 02/01/12 11:28 PM Amsoil Coolant instead of Dexcool?
mrcoolguy Offline


Registered: 12/14/11
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Has anyone used Amsoil Coolant instead of Dexcool? If so your experience or opinion on the switch would be helpful! I thinking of doing the switch!
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#2522685 - 02/02/12 06:15 AM Re: Amsoil Coolant instead of Dexcool? [Re: mrcoolguy]
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I'm thinking abut using it in my 2003 Cummins diesel.


Edited by hounddog (02/02/12 06:15 AM)
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#2531554 - 02/10/12 10:29 AM Re: Amsoil Coolant instead of Dexcool? [Re: mrcoolguy]
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Registered: 07/24/10
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Originally Posted By: mrcoolguy
Has anyone used Amsoil Coolant instead of Dexcool? If so your experience or opinion on the switch would be helpful! I thinking of doing the switch!
You would probably get more responses in the the coolant forum.
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#2775129 - 10/17/12 07:28 AM Re: Amsoil Coolant instead of Dexcool? [Re: mrcoolguy]
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Registered: 12/15/10
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Loc: TX
Originally Posted By: mrcoolguy
Has anyone used Amsoil Coolant instead of Dexcool? If so your experience

Did the switch 1 yr and 20k miles ago on 08 GMC Acadia w/3.6L gasoline engine w/82k miles. A yr ago w/the original DexCool still in it, the water pump started leaking(common problem). We had it fixed at the dealer under warranty. Afterwards I did the switch.
Works great so far. I run all Amsoil products in everything.


Edited by jetman (10/17/12 07:29 AM)

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#2787096 - 10/29/12 10:01 AM Re: Amsoil Coolant instead of Dexcool? [Re: mrcoolguy]
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Registered: 04/17/12
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While Amsoil makes great products I wouldn't bother. Buy some Peak Global (gold bottle) and use that. It meets the certs for Dex and is cheaper/easier to find. I have been running it in both my GMs for 3 years now and have no complaint. Even my Equinox ( complete with 3.4 dexsluging action) is still clean and beautiful after a complete flush.
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