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I have a 2012 VW Passat TDI. The low coolant light just came

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I have a 2012 VW Passat TDI. The low coolant light just came on. After I got home, I did open the reservoir and it is barely below the line. I looked in my book and it is saying to use a G12 Plus Plus (TL-VW774G) or G12 Plus (TL-VW-774F). I live in a rural area and not sure what to do. I have read several forums about not mixing with normal coolants. So, is there an equivalent to G12 or what can be used if I can't get it locally? Thanks, ***** ********@******.***
Submitted: 12 months ago.
Category: VW
Expert:  rpmdiag replied 12 months ago.

Hi, welcome to Just Answer. I’m Ron and I’ll be helping you
Before we get started though, Please understand that I don't know
your skill level or tools you have to assist us. Also understand that
I can't see, smell, hear, or touch the vehicle either, so patience is
appreciated. JA is a great Q/A site, but it does NOT replace a
repair shop.
My goal is to make you happy and get a great rating in return for
my time. Sometimes I have to give you bad news that I know you
didn’t want to hear, so please don’t shoot the messenger.

Just add water for now, it won't take that much. It sounds like the sensor inside the reservoir is bad.

Thanks, Ron

Expert:  rpmdiag replied 12 months ago.

Hi, I'm just following up with you to see if you have any more questions.
Thanks, Ron

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