Posted by OnAllCylinders Employees
on February 23, 2022 at 10:54 am
A short while in the past, OnAllCylinders contributor Jeff Smith penned…err…typed a really informative article on the assorted varieties of engine coolant accessible at this time.
The article additionally mentioned which engine cooling techniques are appropriate with the completely different engine coolants in the marketplace and, maybe extra importantly, the perils of blending them.
When the Summit Racing of us shared the story on their Fb web page, it sparked loads of good dialogue on the subject of engine coolant, and one of many manufacturers that stirred up some discuss was GM’s Dex-Cool.
Dex-Cool Antifreeze Coolant was launched by GM within the Nineties and promised super-long coolant upkeep cycles—however suffice it to say, the antifreeze wasn’t a right away hit. So we went in to do some extra analysis on Dex-Cool and got here throughout this video from the engine consultants over at Mahle.
The video goes into loads of element on DexCool, and talks about a number of the points the coolant was linked to, particularly within the space of gasket failures. So, in the event you’ve ever needed the within scoop on GM’s oft-misunderstood coolant, you’ll discover it beneath: