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make sure the car and cold, and there is a tank next to the radiator. there is a like that says "Kold" fill 50/50 antifreze/water mixture up to the line

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...says "Kold" fill 50/50 antifreze/water mixture up to the line
water = demineralised water :wink

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so where would u pour coolant in ?
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There should be a cap on it.

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instead of fill 50/50 antifreze/water
can i just put in coolant ? is it the samething ?
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instead of fill 50/50 antifreze/water
can i just put in coolant ? is it the samething ?
Nah, its not the same thing... Pure coolant is too concentrated to pour straight in the radiator. It won't cool efficiently and will most likely mess up your cooling system...

Your best bet is to buy 50/50 as it is ready to use... however if you want to got the hard way.. then buy the coolant and mix it 1:1 with distilled (demineralized) water...

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