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Trouble shooting its an exellent car but in BHUTAN winter is very cold,it falls below freezing point and the diesel in fuel tank get ICE, so it's diffcult to start. Therefore is there any way how to avoid that or is there any ANTI FREEZE system in the fuel tank which we can add. Recently I use one anti freeze liquid (Diesel Rub) and it works well but my concern is that wether its good or not for the the engine. when I use IDLE up it doesen't make any difference with the engine power. looking forward to learn more from you on V8 land cruiser. regards wangdi

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The "pink" fluid referred to previous is for the radiator, DONOT put it in the fuel tank (which is what your question was about i think). Generally in cold climates, the service stations sell "winterised diesel" which has an additive to stop separating and doing damaging things to your motor,in australia we have summer and winter diesel. The nature of the design of your fuel system means that some of the fuel is constantly being returned to your fuel tank,(after going to the injectors bypass) thus this fuel is "warm" and by being returned to the tank helps warm the remaining fuel.
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1)Use winterised diesel

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try using  the Toyota Factory Pink Fluid (part number 08889-80071)

the bottle says:
"Genuine TOYOTA Pre-mixed Anti-rust Anti-freeze / Super Long Life Coolant is a new generation ethylene glycol-based premium engine coolant, offering excellent corrosion formulated specifically for all TOYOTA 
warranty requirements. For vehicles fitted with Super Long Life Coolant at the plant,  it is highly 
recommended that Super Long Life Coolant be used for maintenance."

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