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what type antifreeze is reccomended for my 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan,3.8 L engine


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hammerhead
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Oct 2, 2012, 5:18 PM

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I am going to drain and flush the cooling system on my 2006 Dodge Grand Caravan. Should I use Dex-Cool or the green stuff?


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Oct 2, 2012, 6:00 PM

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Here is what the factory requires.............


Engine Coolant
Mopar Antifreeze/Coolant 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula HOAT (Hybrid Organic Additive Technology) or the equivalent.


Definitely not green but Dexcool may be acceptable.




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Discretesignals
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Oct 2, 2012, 7:49 PM

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Don't use Dex-cool. Dex-cool is OAT and Mopar is HOAT. You can also use Zerex G-05 if you can find it.


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