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Old 03-26-2007, 07:33 PM   #1
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Question SVT GREEN coolant?

Test drove another SVT today and noticed the coolant was green? Is this right for this '03? My current ZX3 of the same year has the clear yellowish type. Anyway, noticed a couple of things off with this one, maybe better luck Wednesday...


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my coolants green in my '00 SPI LX...
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Old 03-26-2007, 09:38 PM   #3
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My 01' ZX3 has the green stuff. Maybe they changed them later, on, but I don't know for sure. Or, car's from different climate areas (north/south) may have gotten different coolant, but don't quote me on that...it could be completey wrong.
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yellow coolant is just a global coolant that can be used with any color.....green coolant comes in the focus from factory
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^^^Yellow coolant or green coolant can be global, from what I understand...unless you own a GM have Dexcool, but we don't have to worry about that.

There is even coolant that you can mix with the other color. I woulndn't worry about it.
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Mine had the green in it, during the summer I drained it to run straight water w/water wetter.... When I put coolant back into it I went with the Orange stuff......

My whole point is as long as you completely drain the system you can run what ever kind you feel like.
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I changed mine to the prestone "yellow" that mixes with ANY antifreeze
so the fact that the car had some maint. done to it scared you away?
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I changed mine to the prestone "yellow" that mixes with ANY antifreeze
so the fact that the car had some maint. done to it scared you away?
Didnt scare me away, but what probably did was the Armor all'd engine bay, the leaky tranny undercarriage, mismatched rear tires, squeaky rear brakes, loose windshield weatherstripping, non functioning passenger window switch and heavily pitted headlights and the bad touch up throughout the vehicle. These were things I didnt find out until I drove the 2 hrs+ to go see the car.

So yes, I guess you could say the coolant had me second guessing a bit. thanks for all the replies, ppl.
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