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Why can't I use any kind of antifreeze in my Grand Am?

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You use what the vehicle manufacturer designed it to use

Otherwise you have corrosion issues,chemical imbalance,etc,and can cause damage, over time to various items/parts

There are as of 2010,now 4 types of coolant,worldwide, in use.

Posted on Nov 10, 2010

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