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#4712519 - 03/31/18 04:36 PM Antifreeze Reference Chart...
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Do we all agree with this reference chart?






Edited by Warstud (03/31/18 04:37 PM)

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#4712524 - 03/31/18 04:45 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Warstud]
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Since you asked, FCA/Mopar missing it's new OAT AF introduced 2013. Missing FoMoCo DexCool OAT started 2011-2012.

I prefer to call the Asian AFs a P-HOAT so as not confused with straight OAT like DexCool.

In other words not current enough for my liking.

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#4712526 - 03/31/18 04:47 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Warstud]
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#4712530 - 03/31/18 04:51 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Vern_in_IL]
Sayjac Offline


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Originally Posted By: Vern_in_IL
Nissan = Blue

True now, as they went to a PHOAT premix with longer service interval, same as other Asian makes like Honda. Used to be green concentrate up through ~2008.

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#4712536 - 03/31/18 05:03 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Warstud]
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Nice chart. Thanks for sharing. I tend to use Prestone Dexcool for GM, and Prestone with Coreguard for G0-5 in my Fords.

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#4712554 - 03/31/18 05:25 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Warstud]
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Originally Posted By: Warstud
Do we all agree with this reference chart?






Looks like the chart is too old. I understand in 2011 Ford went to the equivalent of Dexcool.

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#4712565 - 03/31/18 05:36 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Snagglefoot]
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Originally Posted By: Snagglefoot

Looks like the chart is too old. I understand in 2011 Ford went to the equivalent of Dexcool.


Last year ;listed is 2006
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#4712643 - 03/31/18 07:13 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Warstud]
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I don't remember any Asian makes ever using G-05, they used conventional green before the modern days of P-HOAT Asian Vehicle type coolants (Mazda dark green, Nissan green or blue, Honda blue, Toyota red or pink).
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#4712647 - 03/31/18 07:15 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: bullwinkle]
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Originally Posted By: bullwinkle
I don't remember any Asian makes ever using G-05, they used conventional green before the modern days of P-HOAT Asian Vehicle type coolants (Mazda dark green, Nissan green or blue, Honda blue, Toyota red or pink).


Some of the Ford clone Mazdas, B-series and Tributes took G-05 when Ford did.
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#4712678 - 03/31/18 08:03 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Warstud]
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My Hyundai OM calls for standard Ethylene glycol anti freeze. The green stuff. Forester I use a Peak Global. The chart is likely correct, but I would go by the OEM requirements over a color chart.
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#4712680 - 03/31/18 08:04 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Snagglefoot]
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Registered: 10/25/12
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Loc: Taiwan
Originally Posted By: Snagglefoot
Originally Posted By: Warstud
Do we all agree with this reference chart?






Looks like the chart is too old. I understand in 2011 Ford went to the equivalent of Dexcool.


Disagree. Looks like the chart isn't old enough, like my car, but unlike me.

I know for a fact there were cars with water cooled engines prior to 1990 because I have one,

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#4712767 - 03/31/18 09:58 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: BJD78]
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Originally Posted By: BJD78
My Hyundai OM calls for standard Ethylene glycol anti freeze. The green stuff. Forester I use a Peak Global. The chart is likely correct, but I would go by the OEM requirements over a color chart.

Does it truly call for original green? Almost every manual, including European manuals that I've read, mention ethylene glycol antifreeze. After all, they all are ethylene glycol.
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#4714116 - 04/02/18 12:45 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Garak]
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Yes, that is straight out of the OM and what the Hyundai dealerships use as well. The common green stuff though it is the LL. Now our Tuscon has a pinkish red coolant in it that was in there when I bought it . Service records show lower hose thermostat and upper hose replacement was done right before we bought the thing in Feb 2014.It was done by a Shell station. I will likely be rid of both of them long before the coolant life is over, so I will never change coolant on them unless I have a radiator leak, head gasket fail or water pump fail or something like that.
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#4714329 - 04/02/18 05:10 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: BJD78]
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That's interesting to note, but I guess not a total surprise, either. What's really surprising is that the dealerships are maintaining them that way, rather than trying a retrofit to what's currently being used now. wink

Last time I bought coolant at the Infiniti dealer, they were all concerned making sure I buy the correct coolant for the year of my car, since my car was just before the cutoff. Don't worry, I know what I want to buy.
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#4733491 - 04/20/18 08:22 PM Re: Antifreeze Reference Chart... [Re: Warstud]
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WOW 0 WOW. now days not EVEN coolant is simple. send me back to 1966.

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