coolant color

motogo1 motogo1 at
Mon Jun 12 20:55:59 EDT 2006

I've used the green stuff in both my S4 and 200 for years without a problem.
S4 has 220,000 miles on it. 200 slightly less at 175,000.

Gary Martin
94 UrS4
91 200 TQA

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Kneale Brownson" <kneale at>
To: "andy" <trifox13 at>; <200q20v at>
Sent: Monday, June 12, 2006 8:25 PM
Subject: Re: coolant color

> Flush the system, install the right stuff and find another shop.
> At 01:51 PM 6/12/2006 -0600, andy wrote:
> >When I bought my 200 it had blue G12 coolant in it. I have always assumed
> >that this was stock. I just got the car back from a timing belt/water
> >pump/etc repair from a reputable audi shop, non dealer, and the coolant
> >green. I called them when I noticed and they said that this car doesn't
> >require the more expensive G12 and a quality aftermarket is what they
> >always used. This includes the owners S4 w/ a 20V engine.
> >Any thoughts or comments?
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