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#1 (permalink) Old 11-19-2012, 08:45 PM
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I have a Sedona 2.9TDi Year 2000. Does it matter what kind of antifreeze I put in it - red or blue? I have read that some engines need red and some need blue. Is that true?
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Honda blue, Nissan green and Toyota red are all the same made by the same manufacturer with different color dyes. As long as using ethylene glycol based and silicate and phosphate free is good to go. Toyota red usually is cheapest.
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Sorry, when I asked Red or Blue, all the blue stuff I see (in the UK) is ethylene glycol and the red stuff is organic acid technology. But you have answered my question. Thank you.
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