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    Question anti freeze help please

    Just called Vauxhall to get some Anit freeze to do a quick top up as I do not want to change the whole thing. I asked the guy for the orange stuff as the one in the car is orange but he tells me that they only do pink and have only ever done pink.

    I had the thermostat changed in April 2010 and he says on the records it says they used the pink stuff but I can clearly see its orange in the tank.

    Does this made sense to anyone? He says that the pink one looks orange in the tank and its ok to mix them.

    Is he right?

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    Yep he's right fella it does look orange in the tank
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    Thanks mate. It just sounded strange

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    No worries bud. But just remember u can't mix the green/blue stuff with the pink stuff
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    Yeah, that is what I was trying to avoid.

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    Default Anti freeze.what type to ask for?

    Just looking at some old posts on anti freeze as i need to top up the orange type that is already in the tank.On reading, is the pink stuff the same as the orange type in my tank at the moment?.
    What type do i need to ask for from Vauxhall as i don't want to mix the wrong type with it.

    Thanks Dobs.

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    I think the orange stuff is just worn "pink" coolant. My opinion.

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    What Anti Freeze do i need to ask for at VX ?

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    The guy on the parts desk will know just tell him the car and the year, tbh I doubt they sell anything else these days, but its this one.

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    Thanks for that, mine needs a little topping up.

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