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What coolant to use

Does it matter what coolant i put into my BMW 325ci. please recommend one to use. Thank You!

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It should tell you right on the reservoir cap whether you need dexcool, G12 (which is specific for many German cars, including my Audi), or if the standard green coolant is OK. Use of the wrong type can cause problems - take a look at the fill cap and see if it instructs you there (it usually will).

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