Can you mix peak and zerex coolant?
You can mix Peak with Zerek or Prestone – but only as long as the coolant is the same chemical type. The ratio doesn’t matter as much, but the type & application should match.
Is zerex coolant universal?
Zerex Antifreeze by Valvoline is the answer to universal coolants. Unlike those products, Zerex is a customized solution for the vehicle that you drive.
What happens if you mix coolants?
Mixing different engine coolants or using the wrong coolant can impair the performance of the special additive packages; this can result in increased corrosion to the radiator.
What happens if you mix coolant colors?
It’s never a good idea to mix two different colors or types of antifreeze. Mixing two formulas won’t cause any dangerous reactions or explosions, but it could turn your coolant into a sludgy chemical mixture that won’t be able to flow properly through your cooling system.
Can you mix universal coolant with Dexcool?
Though they can work together in a pinch, after extended use, they can react and create a gel, which can be very damaging to multiple components of your cooling system. For that reason, the best thing for your Chevy or GM vehicle is to stick with Dex-Cool.
What happens if you mix engine coolants?
Can you mix Dexcool with other antifreeze?
Firstly, Dex-Cool and traditional anti-freeze don’t mix well. Though they can work together in a pinch, after extended use, they can react and create a gel, which can be very damaging to multiple components of your cooling system.
What antifreeze is compatible with Dexcool?
Prestone® Prime® DEXCOOL® Compatible Orange Antifreeze + Coolant – Prestone® Total Protection.
Can you mix 2 different coolants?
Some people believe that they can mix the two. This is a mistake and can lead to expensive repairs. The two coolants should never be mixed together as they do not react well. When mixed together they can form a thick, jelly-like substance that can completely stop all coolant flow which can lead to overheating.
What color is Dex-Cool antifreeze?
The main way to tell the difference between Dex-Cool and regular antifreeze is that Dex-Cool is typically orange, whereas antifreeze is usually green.
What can I mix with Dexcool?
On GM’s own consumer site, the debate regarding its Dexcool antifreeze continues. And in mixing any antifreeze with water for a 50/50 mix, the use of distilled water is highly recommended. I mix it with distilled water and some water wetter from Redline. GM service procedures simply state ‘clean drinking water’.
Can you mix universal antifreeze with Dexcool?
Firstly, Dex-Cool and traditional anti-freeze don’t mix well. Though they can work together in a pinch, after extended use, they can react and create a gel, which can be very damaging to multiple components of your cooling system. For that reason, the best thing for your Chevy or GM vehicle is to stick with Dex-Cool.
What is Zerex DEX-COOL?
Zerex™ Dex-Cool is an Antifreeze/Coolant specially formulated and automaker approved for use in GM® vehicles that require OAT Dex-Cool. Zerex™ G40® Antifreeze/Coolant provides unsurpassed protection for vehicles requiring genuine G40 and G12++ fluid.
Is Zerex better than generic antifreeze?
Unlike generic antifreeze, Zerex meets your auto manufacturer’s unique specifications, offering better protection against the four main causes of coolant system failure. And it comes from Valvoline, the brand DIYers have trusted for over 150 years.
Why choose Zerex by Valvoline?
Ask for Zerex by Valvoline. With Zerex by Valvoline, whether it’s time for a top off or a complete system flush, you know you have the right antifreeze for your exact make and model.
Why choose Zerex diesel engine fluid?
To understand modern diesel engines, Valvoline™ works closely with original equipment manufacturers to develop technology that delivers improved heat transfer, better freeze-and-boiling protection, and more corrosion protection. Zerex has the right fluid for all of today’s on-road and off-road heavy-duty engines.