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#4436816 - 06/20/17 02:26 PM 1995 Dodge Ram coolant
Stelth Offline


Registered: 02/24/11
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Loc: California
I recently bought a 1995 Dodge Ram 2500 utility bed truck since my ford van fired another spark plug into orbit, and I'm tired of fixing it. Before I got it, the seller took it to Sears for an oil change and coolant flush. I asked Sears what coolant they used, and the gal told me, "Well, it's supposed to use Dex-cool, but we put the yellow stuff in." I'm not sure what the yellow stuff is, some sort of universal, I think? What is it really supposed to be, and should I flush it and put the correct fluid in?
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#4436818 - 06/20/17 02:28 PM Re: 1995 Dodge Ram coolant [Re: Stelth]
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Dodges never used Dexcool. It probably had "regular green" coolant when it was new.
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#4436844 - 06/20/17 03:16 PM Re: 1995 Dodge Ram coolant [Re: Stelth]
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I would not use DexCool in any vehicle that did not come with DexCool from the factory.

I would flush and use G-05. Its extended life and will work find in your vehicle.

Or old green

Or Peak Global.
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#4436886 - 06/20/17 04:14 PM Re: 1995 Dodge Ram coolant [Re: Stelth]
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gas or diesel? it matters.
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#4436903 - 06/20/17 04:37 PM Re: 1995 Dodge Ram coolant [Re: Stelth]
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5.9 gas.
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#4437033 - 06/20/17 07:19 PM Re: 1995 Dodge Ram coolant [Re: Stelth]
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My 98 ram was factory filled with green
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#4437079 - 06/20/17 08:28 PM Re: 1995 Dodge Ram coolant [Re: Stelth]
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I run green
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