ENGINE COOLANT

1996 Pontiac Firebird

Tiny

sueann8867

February, 21, 2011 AT 10:14 PM

96 firebird, dex cool, tech mixed a different kind of coolant, jelled substance in radiator and thermostat, car is now overheating and was told had a blown headgasket, what happended?

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Tiny

Jacobandnickolas

March, 21, 2011 AT 4:11 PM

I would recommend going back to the tech that put the wrong coolant it it. That is why it says Dexcool only. It gells and doesn't cool the engine. Plus, it corrodes everything that it touches. The only thing that can be mixed with dexcool is a universal GO-5.

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