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Engine coolant verus water

Water instead of coolant Some self-proclaimed experts say there’s no need for engine coolant because water actually cools better than engine coolant. It’s true that water transfers heat better than a 50:50 mix of water and coolant. But there’s far more to the story than just heat transferability. What does an engine coolant do? •  Absorbs heat from the engine and transfer that heat to the air flowing through the radiator. Water does that better than a 50:50 mix of water and coolant • Coolant raises the boiling point AND … Read More

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