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What type of coolant to put in

The low coolant light keeps coming on what type of coolant to put in during the summer time

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50/50 antifreeze and water. pontiac or GM recommends the use of Dex cool antifreeze but it really doesnt matter. You have to check the color of the coolant orange you need to use extended life, if its green just use regular 50/50

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The coolant type for winter and summer would be the same, within a particular car itself. Just use the CORRECT type for your car and a proper mixture, usually 50/50 mix with water. There are 50/50 pre mixed coolant gallons available. I believe GM cars require"Dex-cool" specification. The 6-cyl. coolant capacity is approx. 13.7 qts.. The 4 cylinder is approx. 8.7 qts..

If your coolant light keeps coming on, you may have a leak, or problem somewhere.

Posted on Apr 29, 2010

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