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My coolant is below minimum and I am driving 5 hours tonight. My father bought a 50/50 anitfreeze that says its compatible to my car. Do we add water, the coolant, or what? Thanks, Courtney

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No 50/50 means its allready dulited,you need to make sure ,dont add to hot engine unless engine is running,but if low carry some water with you in case of a problen on your drive

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Just the antifreeze will do ,do not dilute it ,if your really stuck then just use water but only as a stopgate ,fill the header tank to the top it will find its own level

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