Can different brands of antifreeze be mixed.

Tiny
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  • 1998 MAZDA B4000
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Sunday, October 7th, 2012 AT 3:10 AM

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Tiny
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Different brands yes I always just get the universal coolant.
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Sunday, October 7th, 2012 AT 3:14 AM
Tiny
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But I would never do that. Some coolants can react differently when mixed so you must be sure of the grade/type you are mixing.
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Sunday, October 7th, 2012 AT 8:42 AM
Tiny
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I have never had that issue its impossible to know what brand is in the cooling system especially when you get a used car. Even if you change the coolant there is still coolant left in. The system. The important thing is that match the type of coolant like dexcool etc. Also I would stay away from coolants with phosphates in them.
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Sunday, October 7th, 2012 AT 3:08 PM

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