C , 5W-40 synthetic engine oil. I call the shop with my inquiry and they inform me that they indeed use an Ethylene Glycol-based antifreeze. Depending on type and size of internal cooler, length and inside diameter of cooler lines, or use of an auxiliary cooler, these figures may vary. A higher percentage will freeze at a warmer temperature. The tires are also original, guess those could be next. Everybody has their opinions and some discussions can be pretty heated! I have an owners manual on order as I didn't get one with my, new to me, truck. Choose your car or truck.
When diluted 50% with water, Zerex G 05 protects modern engine components from winter freezing and summer boil over. Laurent : Here's how I did mine and I got approximately 5. Without water, additives form deposits in system. The fuel filter as you face the windshield from the front of the truck , is on the right side … of the motor, a round 'can' looking contraption. Then place a mark on the drive shaft near the rear universal joint.
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I know that when Replaced a bad hose, it took me 2 gallons to get the mixture correct. If it only runs for a moment and dies I would look elsewhere. Any issues with compatibility or installation should be addressed before attempting to install the product. As long as it's extended life antifreeze, clear or orange-ish, you're fine. This is for purpose of heat transfer only.
If the injectors are not working properly there's lots of ways to determine if their the cause of your problem. Oh, your head-gasket is hosed and we noticed your anti-freeze. Some coolants will come premixed-that is, you don't need to add any water. Always wear safety goggles when working on your 2500. A defective thermostat can result in engine overheating and potential internal damage.
If fuel is smelled in the ccolant, then injector seals may… Check the colour the coolant does in your car at the moment. The oil capacity for a 1999 Ford F350 7. Never -- if you do you'll be rebuilding the engine. A stock radiator cannot handle the heat that comes along with having a great deal of horsepower. If it loses color or becomes contaminated, drain, flush, and replace with fresh properly mixed coolant solution. This coolant offers the best engine cooling without corrosion when mixed with 50% Ethylene Glycol and 50% distilled water to obtain a freeze point of -37°C -35°F.
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