Coolant Color

Bernie Benz b.benz at
Tue Jun 13 15:12:00 EDT 2006

Wrong color, Tom. Isn¹t that obvious!

> From: TooManyAudis at
> Date: Tue, 13 Jun 2006 12:51:38 EDT
> To: kneale at, 200q20v at
> Subject: Re: Coolant Color
> In a message dated 6/13/2006 12:45:19 P.M. Eastern Standard Time,
> kneale at writes:
> That's  different than the green stuff the original poster reported finding
> in his  car.  My understanding is that the orange extended life stuff  should
> only be used if you do a complete flush of all previous products  from the
> system.  Otherwise, it mixes with other types of antifreeze  to form plugs.
> Yes, but, the discussion has also centered around the question as to  whether
> any antifreeze other than Pentosin is acceptable.  If the Prestone  Extended
> Life (orange color) is not acceptable, I'd like to know why.
> thanks,
> Tom

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