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Q: What kind of coolant should I use?

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What kind of coolant should I use?

A: It’s imperative that your vehicle is equipp...

It’s imperative that your vehicle is equipped with the coolant, especially if you use the air conditioning. The ideal coolant mixture for your car is 50% water, and 50% ethylene glycol antifreeze.

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