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Coolant below the Min mark

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I wonder how would that happen. I checked the floor, there is no coolant leak. The hoses around are not even wet.

Is it even important to fill up the coolant. I mean it is only a little lower that the min mark and the most is it is missing a few oz of fuild.

Can I look at it this way? Or am I in deep trouble?


If I really have to add coolant(50/50 with distilled water of course), can I use Pentosin G0012000 instead of the OEM coolant?

Is it safe to mix it like that?

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I say top it off and monitor for any leaks. Or if you have access to a pressure tool...pressurize the system and check for leaks.

As for mixing....not sure. I'm sure someone here in chime in.

Question for the experts??? If you flush the coling system... can you use the regular coolant from the parts store (non OEM)?

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Its perfectly normal to need to top off the coolant every now and then. If you want to check for leaks by far the most common areas are the coolant tank and cap and the coolant pump. If you're just a bit low you add plain ol water without worry.

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Thanks for all these ideas.

I took out a level and placed it on the garage floor. Ok, it is not level. Now the front of the car is slightly lower than the back end of the car.

Maybe that's why the coolant level is lower.

Is it possible?

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