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Well my car is over heating when idle. this morning the

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Hi. Well my car...

Hi. Well my car is over heating when idle. this morning the coolant light came on and I wanted to make sure I am putting the right fluid in.

Mechanic's Assistant: Have you checked the coolant? Have you checked for a leak in the cooling system?

Yes the coolant was low. Havent checked for any leaks. I don't have any fluids on ground. The coolant I have says 50/50anitfree and it is green. The one in my car is pink

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the model of your '50 Saturn?

2004 Saturn Ion

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing your Ion yourself? What have you tried so far?

No my husband is

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the mechanic to know before I connect you?

I am aware of a evap sensor that is out don't know if that is the cause

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Saturn
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Saturn Mechanic: Randall C, ASE Master Tech replied 9 months ago
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Randall C, ASE Master Tech
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Hello, I am Randall. You do not want to use the antifreeze you have , it does not use that type. You need to go back to store and get a jug of "Dexcool" antifreeze, that fluid will be more orange /red in color and is different than regular antifreeze. hard to explain the difference but you want Dexcool. All stores sell this

50/50 Mixture of clean, drinkable water and use DEX-COOL® coolant,

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