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What kind of antifreeze do I put in 2004 Dodge Durango?

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what kind of antifreeze do I put in 2004 Dodge Durango?
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Dodge
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 6 years ago.


Is this the 4.7L or the 5.7L?


Customer: replied 6 years ago.
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 6 years ago.


The use of aluminum cylinder blocks, cylinder heads, and water pumps requires special corrosion protection. Mopar Antifreeze/Coolant, 5 Year/100,000 Mile Formula (MS-9769), or the equivalent ethylene glycol base coolant with hybrid organic corrosion inhibitors (called HOAT, for Hybrid Organic Additive Technology) is recommended.

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) .

If it loses color or becomes contaminated, drain, flush, and replace with fresh properly mixed coolant solution.

IMPORTANT: The green coolant MUST NOT BE MIXED with the orange or magenta coolants. When replacing coolant the complete system flush must be performed before using the replacement coolant.


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