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Engine Coolant
#1
Sorry if this is dumb of me Confusedillyme:

Is there a specific type of Engine coolant for the Berlingo or can I use any? Noticed my coolant is below minimum earlier today

Thanks for any help
Lliam

53 plate Berlingo Multispace Forte 1.9D Polar White
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#2
I'd want to know why it's dropped too..

WHen re-doing my Berlingo after bypassing the matrix, I simply used a standard blue coolant at a 50/50 dilution
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#3
To be safe, just make sure you top up with the same type.

There are two, blue and red. The red is allegedly better and longer lasting and also more expensive.

There's a theory that mixing the two is not a good idea as it reacts and goes all gloopy or something...
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#4
I havnt checked it since I've owned it so not sure how long it has been low for and how quickly it has dropped. How do you tell which colour? I don't remember seeing a colour whilst I was looking at it

Thank you
Lliam

53 plate Berlingo Multispace Forte 1.9D Polar White
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#5
The red one looks more yellow coloured in the expansion tank.

Or you could drop the lot out and replace it all. I need to do mine as it only supoosedly has a 5 year lifespan and should be renewed. Mines been in there 7 years.
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#6
Ive had my car nearly 2 years, god knows when it was last done. Maybe that may be the best option, I don't remember seeing blue at all maybe it is the red
Lliam

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#7
or maybe it's just full of muck! Get it flushed out and refilled with a good quality 50/50 mix mate. Cheap insurance, in my book...
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#8
There is a universal coolant available which you can use to top up any colour of original coolant.
How much is the fish?
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(15-05-2011, 07:43 PM)lemsworld Wrote:  Is there a specific type of Engine coolant for the Berlingo or can I use any? Noticed my coolant is below minimum earlier today


PSA recommends BASF Glyssantin G33
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(16-05-2011, 07:49 AM)pk7478 Wrote:  
(15-05-2011, 07:43 PM)lemsworld Wrote:  Is there a specific type of Engine coolant for the Berlingo or can I use any? Noticed my coolant is below minimum earlier today


PSA recommends BASF Glyssantin G33

pk - Is this coolant red or blue?

Here are some photo's of the coolant tank

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[Image: 63bf8d65.jpg]

From the look of these the coolant looks like the red to me as it looks yellow in colour
Lliam

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