What type of coolant does BMW use?
You can use a BMW Coolant Antifreeze or a BMW 82-14-2-209-769 Antifreeze. Both coolants are highly effective on all BMW models. They have no nitrite or phosphate , the major corrosion catalysts. They give your engine and cooling system optimal protection against boil overs, heat damage, and corrosion.
Does BMW need special coolant?
Coolant & Antifreeze BMWs have specific coolant requirements (nitrite and phosphate free) to prevent build-up and corrosion of aluminum components, so not just any off-the-shelf antifreeze will do .
What coolant does Mitsubishi use?
Mitsubishi antifreeze coolants use an ethylene glycol-based formulation with special inhibitors specified by the vehicle engineering teams to protect the metal parts in the cooling system from corrosion and greatly decreasing the chance of a component failure.
Can I use peak coolant in my BMW?
PEAK ORIGINAL EQUIPMENT TECHNOLOGY ANTIFREEZE + COOLANT for BMW VEHICLES is a premium coolant specifically designed to match the technology and color requirements of BMW vehicles.
Can I use Prestone coolant in my BMW?
Prestone ® Antifreeze / Coolant is completely safe for use in both foreign and domestic vehicles.
Does Walmart sell BMW coolant?
New Genuine BMW / Mini Antifreeze Coolant Full Strength – 1 Gallon – Walmart .com – Walmart .com.
Can you mix green and blue coolant BMW?
Don’t mix Green & Blue Coolant .
Does Autozone sell BMW coolant?
BMW Antifreeze , Radiator Additives and Windshield Wash Fluid.
Which coolant should I use for my car?
Cars made after 1998 normally need antifreeze that uses silicate-free, organic acid technology (OAT). These types of antifreeze offer better corrosion protection so that parts don’t need to be changed as often. Cars made before 1998 usually need antifreeze that isn’t OAT-based and that does contain silicate.
What color is Mitsubishi coolant?
|APPLICATION||Newer Asian cars and light duty trucks requiring a phosphate based OAT engine coolant|
|VEHICLE MAKES||Acura, Honda, Infiniti, Mitsubishi, Nissan, Subaru, Suzuki, Mazda|
|FORMULATION||Ethylene glycol based. Silicate, borate, nitrite & amine free|
|SPECIFICATION/PERFORMANCE LEVEL||ASTM D3306, JIS K2234|
What is ethylene glycol antifreeze?
Ethylene glycol is a chemical commonly used in many commercial and industrial applications including antifreeze and coolant . Ethylene glycol helps keep your car’s engine from freezing in the winter and acts as a coolant to reduce overheating in the summer.
Is BMW and Mercedes coolant the same?
Your BMW , Porsche, Mercedes Benz , Audi or Volkswagen uses an HOAT coolant . OAT coolants do not use silicate and phosphate corrosion inhibitors. These coolants have an extended service life and are designed for 150,000 miles of service (or 5 years).
Do you mix BMW coolant with water?
As mentioned, the BMW blue coolant needs to be diluted with distilled water .
Can you put water in BMW coolant?
Full strength coolant is not mixed, and you will need to mix it yourself before adding it to the cooling system. Use distilled water instead of tap water . Tap water will work, but it is not recommended because it can introduce impurities and minerals and cause corrosion to the cooling system.