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How many gallons of antifreeze goes into my radiator?

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If you are draining your radiator, or just need to add some, there are a couple of options. You can either buy antifreeze in a 50/50 premixed solution, or purchase one gallon of antifreeze and 1 gallon of distilled water (less than $1.00 at your local grocery store) and mix equaly in another container that way you have a proper mixture in your radiator. The 50/50 mixture comes in an orange color and the full strength comes in the traditional green color.

Posted on Oct 08, 2010

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SOURCE: Having to put approx 2 gallons of Antifreeze in

Get a tin of a good quality Radiator Sealant or a couple of packets of Ce-lit and apply them to the problem

Once you have stopped the leak go back to the stadard mix of Anti Freeze to Water

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Take's between 14 & 15 qts of coolant 50/50 mix.

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SOURCE: I just flushed my radiator

if you have air conditioning the capacity of your radiator is 24.8 quarts, without A/C it is 27.5. For maximum protection a 50% antifreeze to water is recommended. This of course depends on where you live or plan to drive.
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SOURCE: pulled radiator drain plug and

Did you remove the radiator cap and you should also make sure the engine is hot enough for the thermostat to be open. But do be careful when you open the petcock so as not to burn yourself as the liquid will be very hot.

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