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Antifreeze versus Coolant

Is there a difference? Antifreeze versus coolant? Antifreeze versus coolant—almost the same, but not quite In some ways, the discussion about Antifreeze versus Coolant is just semantics since both liquids prevent freezing and protect against cooling system corrosion. Ten years ago the terms were interchangeable, but not anymore. Here’s what’s changed Antifreeze is a concentrate and must be diluted with distilled or de-ionized water before it can be used as a coolant. Undiluted antifreeze cannot be used as an engine coolant. The most popular dilution rate is 50:50 Coolant, on … Read More


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