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post #1 of 6 (permalink) Old 03-02-2013, 08:34 PM Thread Starter
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Engine Coolent Flush

I bought my 07 balt used 3ish years ago and i have green antifreeze. how often should i be getting it flushed? i havent had it flushed yet.
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Your coolant should be orange (Dexcool) every 5 years recommended.

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Good question, i have an 09 LT and im at 68k miles and this will be next on my list. Bought it used as well. Other fluids changed already. Dextron sold at GM dealers only?
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Re: Engine Coolent Flush

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Good question, i have an 09 LT and im at 68k miles and this will be next on my list. Bought it used as well. Other fluids changed already. Dextron sold at GM dealers only?
other companies sell coolant that works with dexcool, a 4litre jug of dexcool will cost you about 20 bux not mixed, find a place that sells AC delco products

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i really wouldn't mix coolants whether they say it will work or not.100k is usually when its recommended to flush it. Decool undiluted( if you do use this mix it with distilled water for best results) at a dealership will run you about 20 bucks and you can get the 50/50 mix at a parts store for about 12-15 bucks. Dexron is transmission fluid dexcool is coolant so be careful what you ask for lol
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If you have green antifreeze/coolant it needs to be flushed and replaced every 3 years.

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