Is Bluecol antifreeze safe?

Will Bluecol ‘U’ mix safely with any colour antifreeze? A. Yes. Bluecol ‘U’ is the only clear antifreeze available on the market and will mix safely with any colour of antifreeze already in the radiator or expansion tank.

How long does unopened antifreeze last?

A sealed bottle of antifreeze has an indefinite shelf life. Once opened, it will keep for years if stored in the original container. Antifreeze – coolant that has not been mixed with water – tends to last even longer than pre-mixed engine coolant, though both last for years.

How many years should you change coolant?

HOW OFTEN SHOULD YOU FLUSH THE COOLANT? Depending on the vehicle and the coolant, the average time between flushes is two years or 30,000 miles for silicated coolants and up to five years or 100,000 miles for an extended drain coolant.

Is Blue antifreeze ethylene glycol?

Bluecol 2 year blue antifreeze is a traditional methanol-free, Ethylene Glycol based antifreeze and engine coolant.

How do you use Bluecol antifreeze?

Product Specifications

  1. Whilst engine is cold, remove cap from radiator or expansion tank.
  2. Check antifreeze level.
  3. If necessary, top-up using Bluecol U Antifreeze to fill level as recommended by vehicle manufacturer (refer to handbook).
  4. Replace Cap.

Does antifreeze lose its effectiveness?

Although ethylene glycol, the antifreeze agent in the coolant, does not evaporate, it loses its effectiveness in time, particularly when it is diluted repeatedly with water. Unfortunately, adding just water ruins the antifreeze concentration to the point where overheating and freezing protection is lost.

How can you tell if antifreeze is bad?

5 Signs That Your Vehicle Needs An Antifreeze/Coolant Service

  1. The temperature gauge reads hotter than normal when the engine is running.
  2. Antifreeze leaks and puddles beneath your vehicle (orange or green fluid)
  3. A grinding noise is coming from under the hood of your car.

How often should coolant be flushed?

If you are wondering about your car’s cooling system maintenance interval, you can refer to your owner’s manual to find out what the manufacturer recommends. In general, most vehicles require coolant service every 30,000 miles or 5 years, whichever comes first.