Coolant versus antifreeze — is there a difference?
What is antifreeze?
Modern antifreeze is a mixture of approximately 95% ethylene glycol and 5% corrosion inhibitors, buffers and lubricant additives. It’s concentrated and is deigned to be diluted with distilled or de-ionized water for use in your engine.
What is coolant?
Coolant is a a combination of antifreeze and water. The normal dilution is 50% antifreeze to 50% water.
Coolant versus antifreeze — the real difference
Antifreeze is the concentrate and coolant is the diluted version. However, you can buy already diluted coolant and pour it right into your vehicle.
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