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Can I use auto antifreeze in my 06 250 piaggio as long as its aluminum compatable

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dex-cool antifreeze, so says your owners manual.
my.gm.com has your owners manual, free to read online.

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Caused by dexcool antifreeze. Flush the cooling system and refill with a green antifreeze that is compatible with aluminum engine parts.

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Are you using a Phosphate free antifreeze. This should NOT happen if you are. Phosphates in regular antifreeze eat and pit the aluminum that the heads are made of. Have you ever seen an old piece of aluminum that's all powdery and pitted and nasty ? phosphates in regular antifreeze do it even worse. sounds like you will have to replace the leaking heads. Then make sure you never use regular antifreeze in your bus. Dexcool is a good one to use but there are lots of other brands now that so many autos have aluminum heads. also if your going to replace heads I would get performance heads. little bit more money but way WAY worth it. More power is much needed in any bus. :)

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