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What color antifreeze does GM use?

What color antifreeze does GM use?

Dex-Cool. Dex-Cool is the antifreeze recommended by General Motors, the company that makes Chevys, as the best antifreeze for their automobiles. It is an orange color, to truly differentiate it, and is an extended-life coolant, known to work up to 100,000 miles.

What kind of antifreeze is purple?

The Colors of Coolant

TYPE INHIBITOR TECHNOLOGY COLOR
HOAT (Hybrid OAT) Silicates & Organic Acids YELLOW
HOAT (Hybrid OAT, Phosphate-free) NAP Free TURQUOISE
P-HOAT (Phosphated HOAT) Phosphates & Organic Acids PINK / BLUE
Si-OAT (Silicated HOAT) Silicates & Organic Acids PURPLE

Can you mix universal coolant with green coolant?

Makers of universal coolants say their products are formulated to be compatible with all cooling systems (foreign or domestic) and all coolant types (traditional green, OAT and OAT-hybrid with silicate).

Is green antifreeze universal?

There are essentially three basic types of coolants: Traditional North American “green” antifreeze, the original “universal” formula that everybody used until the introduction of today’s extended-life coolants. For example, OAT coolants should not be used in a vehicle that specifies the use of a hybrid OAT coolant.

Can you use green antifreeze instead of Dex cool?

Yes you can but the two can NOT mix! You need to flush it really really really good and then do the swap.

What’s the difference between pink and green antifreeze?

The key difference between red and green antifreeze is that red antifreeze lasts longer than green antifreeze. An antifreeze contains ethylene glycol and propylene glycol as the bases. The color of healthy engine coolant is green (for ethylene glycol) or orange (for Dexcool).

What Colour is Prestone antifreeze?

yellow