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Can you use universal antifreeze?

Using universal antifreeze is a really bad idea Most auto parts stores sell “all makes, all models” universal antifreeze. But car makers say there’s there’s really no such thing as a universal. How could there be such a thing when every year, make, model and engine uses a different combination of metal, plastic and rubber components? The unique combination of materials in each engine/cooling system design is whey every car maker recommends their own specific antifreeze’ and the specifications are unique to the types of metals, plastics, and rubber used … Read More


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