What Antifreeze Goes In My Car??

Be sure to check your owner’s manual to determine if propylene glycol-based antifreeze is approved for use in your vehicle.

GM cars that require DEX COOL® antifreeze: Use Prestone Dex-Cool 50/50 Extended Life Antifreeze/Coolant or Carquest Cool Antifreeze/Coolant.

What kind of coolant does Toyota use?

5 Answers. Toyota’s coolant is pink/orange..not red, not green. The main ingredient in Toyota’s coolant is actually ethylene glycol, but with additives and no silicates, best for an aluminum radiator and heads/block.

Is coolant and antifreeze the same thing?

Antifreeze is commonly used as one of the components of a coolant mixture – coolant is generally a 50-50 split between antifreeze and water. Antifreeze (specifically the ethylene glycol, which is its main ingredient) is used to lower the freezing point of the liquid that circulates around the engine of a vehicle.

What color is antifreeze?

Different colored antifreeze is used to identify the type of antifreeze being used. Inorganic Acid Technology (IAT) antifreeze is green in color. Organic Acid Technology (OAT) antifreeze is orange, red, green, pink or blue. Hybrid Organic Acid Technology (HOAT) antifreeze is orange or yellow in color.

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