At my next oil change I would like to flush radiator and change coolant. (
have 60k on car ) .
I have read that the Dex-cool -orange colored fluid is not all its cracked
up to be and should be replaced with the standard green fluid.
Also it was suggested that I have someone with a flushing machine clean the
entire system before changing the fluid.
Any truth to this tale?
And if so should I also change the hoses at the same time.
Thanks for your help.
EATS Gaskets Was an article on Cable TV about that sometime in August
of this YEAR .. Government is trying to Get GM to PAY for ALL Head
Gaskets that it ATE THRU.. And The LABOR... So Save ur Reciepts if you
already PAID for a HEAD JOB
Get it OUT of your Vehicle
I Think Gm Said it is safe for 3 years only, Goverment is Saying it Is
NO GOOD AT ALL !!!
AND NEVER Flush an old Vehicle, Especially if they use Chemicals..
Those Radiator Flush Stuff EATS SOFT PLUGS .. and the one it eats is
usually one of the softplugs that are BEHIND the FLYWHEEL !!!
Waste of Money
My 89 4.3 S-10 193,000 miles Same Antifreeze that was in it when i
Bought the Truck NEW
90 LLUMINA Same thing ... I bought it new also
I also have a 1998 Blazer LT 4x4 / 4.3 / 75k....bought used in 2002 with 50k
(Dex-Cool at the Time), in the first month after
buying the Blazer I had the Intake Gasket leak and while it was getting
repaired my Radiator had allot of Clumped-up sand
through out the rad and my heating system...After it was all fixed and
everything Flushed and cleaned out...My truck has never
seen Dex-cool and have never had any trouble since using the good 'ol Green
antifreeze...Do like "Santa" and "zonie" said
Get that Dex-cool out it is garbage....Do a "Google" search about
blazers(other cars/trucks) and dex-cool allot of unhappy
people who have had nothing but trouble with this Crap
Good Luck Bud
Let us know how you make out and as well
Happy New Year
You refresh my mind..
The TV program Said to take off the Radiator Cap ( Engine Cold) Turn
the Cap over, If it looks Sandy or clumpy, You are in Trouble,,, Expect
A large Repair bill, you will end up Changing all the Gasket that are
used for Stopping Water Leaks..
Keep Documentation on your Repairs ,, Because you WILL BE REIMBURSED as
soon as the Goverment issues the order !!!
It is like The Secret Lifetime Warrentee on all PRE 1980's
350/327/283/307 Camshafts... Gm would Replace them for FREE, All you
had to pay for was a New Timing Chain and Gears.. U could even Bring in
your own Aftermarket Chain and Gear and Your Job would cost you NOTHING !!!
Gm Has Lots of SECRETS.. Cavalier Seat Belt Button ( Replaced Free)
Since the Belt Fails to Retract and You slam it in The Door and Breaks
The Plastic.. if You go to Buy that Button, They will charge you $21.00
and my heating system...After it was all fixed and
Yes, I've worked as a licensed automotive technician for
about 24 years, almost all those years have been in GM
dealerships, with a 4 year stint at a Chrysler dealership.
I currently work at a Chev/Olds/Cadillac dealership.
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