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Saturn L300 What type of engine coolant should I use for a

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What type of engine coolant should I use for a 2001 Saturn L300?
Submitted: 5 years ago.
Category: Saturn
Expert:  Ron Z. replied 5 years ago.

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50/50 mixture of clean, drinkable water and use only GM Goodwrench DEX-COOL or Havoline DEX-COOL coolant. (pinkish-orange in color)

Notice Mixing conventional green (silicated) coolant with DEX-COOL may cause premature engine, heater core or radiator corrosion. It will also degrade the service interval from 5yrs./150,000 miles to 2yrs./30,000 miles (50,000 km) if left in the contaminated condition. If contamination occurs, the cooling system must be flushed twice immediately and re-filled with a 50/50 mixture of DEX-COOL and clean water in order to preserve the enhanced properties and extended service interval of DEX-COOL.

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