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Bought a used 1996 s 10 4 cyl. what kind of

Bought a used 1996 s 10 4 cyl. what kind of coolant do I use?

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I believe 96 was the transition year. Most GM vehicles used dexcool but some still used the green ethyl glycol antifreeze. On the coolant reservoir there should be a cap with either a green or orange coolant logo. If the logo is green use the green antifreeze and if it's orange, use dexcool.

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Use the cheapest stuff you can find that has ethylene glycol in it.
Walmart sells both Dex-Cool (more expensive) and 'Mixes with any color' coolant of various brands. Just get the kind that mixes with any color and you'll be fine for up to 5 years, according to the label.

A used truck can accomodate the coolant that is inexpensive and have no problems.

Good luck on this one.

Posted on Jul 06, 2010

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