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Can you use Dex-Cool antifreeze in a Toyota?

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?