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What is correct anti freeze for 2001 Aurora V6

What is correct anti freeze for a 2001 Aurora V6, had a radiator flush and they changed from the red/orange to the yellow Dex Cool, was this correct?

Manual that came with car did not specify the color.

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  • ahalst Apr 23, 2010

    then would someone explain to me why sears changed it out to the yellow green color when they did a flush on the system

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The red/orange Dex Cool is the correct antifreeze

however, many manufactures no use a universal fluid that is clear

this fluid meets and/or exceeds all manufactures recommendations so you will be fine

let me know if I can be of any further assistance!


Posted on Apr 23, 2010

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    Sean Reisdorf Apr 24, 2010

    Sears uses a product now supplied by Safety Kleen called Khameleon

    It is meant to be a universal anti-freeze and they, Safety Kleen, have won many law suits proving that this universal anti-freeze is as good or better than OEM

    However, sometimes Sears runs out and goes back to using the OEM stuff
    Sears, like everyone else is trying to save money
    If they can buy ONE type of coolant in bulk they save money and then allegedly, or at least in theory, can pass the savings to you.

    If there is anything else I can do to earn my 4 thumbs just let me know!


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