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Old 05-18-2017, 01:11 PM
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I have a 2008 grand caravan with the 3.8. I'm going to flush the cooling system in a few days and was wondering what type of coolant to use. It currently has orange coolant in it so I'm suspecting they used dexcool in it. Thanks in advance!
 
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Old 05-18-2017, 02:14 PM
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From the owners manual:

When adding coolant, a minimum solution of 50% recommended
Mopar Antifreeze/ Coolant Five Year/100,000 mi (160 934 km) Formula HOAT (Hybrid Organic Additive Technology), or equivalent, in water should be used. Use higher concentrations (not to exceed 70%) if temperatures below 234F (237C ) are anticipated.
 
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Old 05-18-2017, 05:13 PM
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You can user either the Mopar HOAT coolant or Zerex G-05 coolant which is also HOAT. As far as I know they are the only coolants that meet the Chrysler specification MS-9769.
 
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Old 05-18-2017, 05:19 PM
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Originally Posted by jkeaton View Post
From the owners manual:

When adding coolant, a minimum solution of 50% recommended Mopar Antifreeze/ Coolant Five Year/100,000 mi (160 934 km) Formula HOAT (Hybrid Organic Additive Technology), or equivalent, in water should be used. Use higher concentrations (not to exceed 70%) if temperatures below 234F (237C ) are anticipated.
My manual say "if temperatures below -34F (-37C ) are anticipated."
 
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Old 05-18-2017, 05:55 PM
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Must have been a copy paste error. Lol
 
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