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Q: What kind of coolant should I use?

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What kind of coolant should I use?

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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