coolant color

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Tue Jun 13 00:01:46 EDT 2006

If color is all important, food color will improve water¹s acceptability.


> From: "andy" <trifox13 at>
> Date: Mon, 12 Jun 2006 13:51:06 -0600
> To: <200q20v at>
> Subject: coolant color
> 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 is 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 have always used.
> This includes the owners S4 w/ a 20V engine.
> Any thoughts or comments?
> Thanx,
> Andy

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