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What coolant to use for 2001 plymouth neon

Just bought the damn thing and needs coolant.
have gm dex-cool, will it work

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2001 most chrysler products switched to GO5 antifreeze. DEX cool will not work and should not be mixed. Check in your owners it will tell you. Or they make antifreeze now called all makes all models by prestone that will work. Please rate

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Take a look at the color of colant. If its orange it should be dex-cool.
But if it needs coolant it might be leaking check fo spots on parking place and hoses for connections
Good Luck

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