Can you use Dex-Cool antifreeze in a Toyota?
There are IAT, OAT, and HOAT coolants and they should not be mixed. Dexcool is an OAT. Toyota coolant is a HOAT (both the red and pink). Color doesn’t mean much, but mixing different coolants is always a bad idea.
Can I use Prestone antifreeze in my Toyota?
WARRANTY INFORMATION Prestone 50/50 Prediluted Antifreeze/Coolant for Toyota vehicles is specially formulated for use in Toyota®, Lexus®, and Scion® vehicles*. Prestone, the #1 Branded Engine Protection, fights the spread of corrosion, helping a vehicle’s cooling system run more efficiently and last longer.
Is Prestone coolant good for Jeep?
Yes. Prestone’s Coolant/Antifreeze is guaranteed to be compatible with all cars, vans or light trucks. Thanks to its unique and patented formula, Prestone Coolant/Antifreeze remains the only coolant on the market that can be mixed with another product within the cooling system without causing damage.
Is Prestone Dex-Cool compatible?
Prestone® Dex-Cool® Premixed LongLife® Antifreeze/ Coolant has been approved by General Motors under their DEX-COOL® specifications and is compatible with other DEX-COOL® approved coolants.
Why is Toyota coolant red?
This is mainly due to the fact that older Toyotas usually have non-aluminium radiators and Pink is not formulated with the inhibitors necessary to protect them. The Red Long Life coolant had molybate and a triazole to protect the metals (copper, etc.) in the older radiators.
What antifreeze is compatible with Toyota?
Genuine Toyota Super Long Life Antifreeze/Coolant is a new generation ethylene glycol based coolant which is pre-diluted 50:50 with de-ionized water for freeze protection to -34°F.
What color is Prestone Toyota coolant?
Prestone is yellow, but many other coolant manufacturers use different colours.
Should I use Dex-Cool coolant?
For a couple decades now, GM has used a type of coolant known as Dex-Cool. Despite not being called antifreeze, it still accomplishes the same task, so you don’t have to worry about replacing Dex-Cool for the winter months or anything like that.
What vehicles take Dex-cool?
Designed to work with all GM ® vehicles 1995 & newer (GM ®-approved), most Ford ® vehicles 2011-2018 and most Chrysler ® vehicles 2013 & newer.
Can you use Prestone antifreeze in any car?
Yes. Prestone is an OAT coolant/antifreeze but also contains anti-corrosion ingredients to protect your cooling system. It can be used in all cars effectively, offering the same levels of protection, and without any damage. We offer a guarantee that Prestone is suitable for all cars and engine materials.
What antifreeze does Toyota recommend?