Can you mix Ford Gold coolant?

Can you mix Ford Gold coolant?

The Ford Gold coolant can be mixed with distilled water on a ratio of 50/50 to offer boil protection to a temperature of up to 129 °C and freeze protection of -36.7 °C. It contains a bittering agent and Ford advises against the mixture of the gold coolant with any other antifreeze color.

What is equivalent to Motorcraft Premium Gold engine coolant?

From advance auto it looks like Zerex G-05 is an equivalent. Does anyone know of any others. Motorcraft Premium Gold runs from $24 to $30. Zerex is $17.

Can you mix different coolants together?

If you mix two different coolants together, it will create a think substance that resembles that of a jelly. If this happens, the coolant will not be able to do its intended job. Instead, it will cause the engine to overheat. The damage can reach gasket, water pump, and radiator.

Can you mix Motorcraft gold and orange?

Motorcraft Orange coolant is OAT (organic acid technology) based for extended drain intervals, and it doesn’t mix well with basic green/ gold coolant in terms of the protection, nor the relationship to the metals inside the cooling system.

What color is Motorcraft gold coolant?

Motorcraft Premium Gold [Engine Coolant]( is yellow in color, which distinguishes it from Motorcraft’s other coolants, which include a green “premium” coolant and an orange “specialty” coolant.

Can you mix green antifreeze with gold antifreeze?

Also, the dealer says Green coolant mixed with Gold will not harm the system. Mixing Orange with Gold is the problem.

Can you mix zerex G-05 with Motorcraft gold?

Zerex G-05 does not meet this requirement, but Ford WSS-M97B51-A1 instead which is the Motorcraft specialty gold equivalent. Per the 5th printing of the 2012 Focus Owners guide: DO NOT MIX different colors or types of coolant in your vehicle.

What is POAT coolant?

POAT (Phosphate Organic Acid Technology) Long-life coolant capable of providing antifreeze service life of seven years, or 250,000 miles.

Can I mix old coolant with new coolant?

Some people believe that they can mix the two. This is a mistake and can lead to expensive repairs. The two coolants should never be mixed together as they do not react well. When mixed together they can form a thick, jelly-like substance that can completely stop all coolant flow which can lead to overheating.

Can you mix Type A and Type B coolant?

While some coolants are compatible with others, changing the chemical balance in the cooling system can affect coolant performance, so mixing different types of coolant is not recommended.

What coolant is compatible with Motorcraft orange?

Bottom line is Prestone DexCool® is a safe and readily available alternative to Motorcraft. Other alternatives are certainly available (e.g., Zerex, Peak, etc.)

What is gold antifreeze?

Motorcraft Gold Prediluted Antifreeze/Coolant 1 gal Yellow-colored, longer-life, ethylene glycol-based antifreeze/coolant for use in gasoline and diesel engines. The 50/50 mixture of coolant and treated (purified) water provides freeze protection down to -34 °F (-37 °C) and boiling protection up to 265 °F (129 °C).

What is DEX-COOL compatible?

Carquest Dex-Cool Compatible Antifreeze/Coolant is an orange-colored, ethylene-glycol based, antifreeze that may be used in all General Motors vehicles requiring DEX-COOL antifreeze and coolant, as well as other cars and light-duty trucks with aluminum radiators.

What is gold engine coolant?

Coolant circulates through your vehicle’s engine to keep it from overheating in hot conditions and acts as an antifreeze agent to prevent your engine from freezing in cold conditions. Motorcraft Premium Gold Engine Coolant protects your engine in temperatures as low as minus-34 degrees Fahrenheit and as high as 265 degrees Fahrenheit.

Is Ford specialty Orange engine coolant the same as Dexcool?

Specialty Orange Engine Coolant with Bittering Agent Orange-colored, longer-life, ethylene glycol-based, engine coolant for use in gasoline and diesel engines. Provides year-round antifreeze, anti-boil and corrosion protection. Also question is, does Ford use DexCool? Note that Dexcool is also gold/orange, and you should NEVER use it in a Ford.

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