brett at cloud9.net
Tue Jun 13 02:06:48 EDT 2006
On Jun 12, 2006, at 3:51 PM, 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 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?
Drain it and install the blue stuff, and inform them that only
Pentosin is ACTUALLY phosphate and silicate free.
It's not like you need to do it this second, day, week, or even
month- but the "green stuff" is "low phosphate", even the stuff that
claims to be phosphate FREE. If you don't believe me- check out
Prestone's website where the slimeballs (pardon the pun) spin a
wonderful tale about why they should be able to mis-label "low"
What is the name and location of the shop, please?
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