Corrosion Inhibitors Tag

Invest in protection for your car this winter and schedule a cooling system service with your local auto shop. They will ensure your car heater and defroster are working correctly for winter driving, which is vital as the temperatures continue to drop. The service technician will also check for coolant leaks and inspect the quality of your antifreeze.   Winter Driving Winter driving creates unique challenges for your vehicle. One way to protect your car in winter weather is to flush & refill the antifreeze in the cooling system every 30,000-60,000 miles. Antifreeze vs. Coolant Is there a difference between antifreeze and coolant? Technically, yes, there is a difference. Antifreeze is an undiluted chemical solution. It may be composed of ethylene glycol (an organic compound), propylene glycol (a synthetic compound), or a hybrid of the two. Antifreeze becomes coolant once it is mixed with distilled water. In general, the coolant mixture is 50% water and 50% antifreeze. However, your auto manufacturer may recommend upping the coolant...