What is G11 or G12 coolant?

What is G11 or G12 coolant?

Info. G12 is a type of coolant with red or pink color that is based on ethylene glycol and carboxylate compounds, it does not contain silicates and is used on cars from 1996 to 2001. Its service life is 4-5 years, and the density is 1.065 – 1.085 g / cm3 (at 20 ° C or 68 ° F).

Can I mix G11 and G12 coolant?

Yes its the coolant additive and from what I have been reading it is a problem as mixing G11 and G12 will turn the liquid to a sludge and block the coolant system.

What is G11 coolant?

Valvoline Coolant Antifreeze Type G11 Concentrate is based on mono-ethylene glycol and contains additives to protect against limescale, corrosion, foaming, and other common performance-affecting issues.

What colour is G11 antifreeze?

green/ blue- green
Index number as standard

VW BASF Colour
G11 G48 green/ blue- green
G12 red/pink
G12+ G30 red/violet
G12++ G40 red/violet

What is the difference between BMW G11 and G12?

G12 is long wheelbase which is the only version sold in the US. We get both the standard (G11) and long wheelbase (G12) in Europe, although the 750i is only available in G11 form and the M760 & B7 as a G12.

Can I mix G12+ with G13?

G12++ mixes well with G13, also with G11, G12 and G12+ but there is a loss of corrosion protection. G13 mixes well with G12++, also with G11, G12 and G12+ but there is a loss of corrosion protection.

Can I mix G12 and G13 coolant?

G12++ mixes well with G13, also with G11, G12 and G12+ but there is a loss of corrosion protection.

Can you use G12 instead of G13?

Summary: The G13 has the same exceptional cooling and antifreeze performance as G12++, but it is manufactured using glycerin. Glycerin is much less harmful to the environment than glycol. The G13 is also excellent for cooling and protection against corrosion and chalk deposits.

What is G12 in a car?

G12 coolant is red or pink and is made up of carboxylate and ethylene glycol. It is used in high-performance engines with operating temperatures of 90-110 degrees. G12 coolant has a service life of 4-5 years.

Can I mix G12 ++ and G13 coolant?

What can I use instead of G12 coolant?

What can I use instead of G12 coolant? There may be an available substitute for G12 coolant, such as Prestone’s Extended Life 5/150, which is said to be phosphate-free. Can you drive with low coolant? The coolant is important in cooling the engine of your car. The fuel and air mixture produces a lot of heat which has to be dissipated.

Where to buy G12 coolant?

anyway where to you guys get yours. dealer. or there are a few places online that sell the g12. $15 at my local dealer! (They DON’T ‘discount’) I had tried to get it from Liberty VW since I was ordering a bunch of parts, but Liberty said they can’t ship antifreeze — I guess it is considered hazardous because it is poisonous.

What is the best type of engine coolant?

– Made for Audi, Volkswagen, Seat & Skoda (Can be used in more) – Ethylene-Based Coolant – OEM G13 Audi Coolant – Freezing & Boiling Protection – Lubricates Seals & Gaskets – Lubricates moving parts – Can be mixed with G12 plus, G12 and G11 Coolant – Can be mixed with the most coolants (Ethylene-Based) – Aluminum Compatible

How to add coolant G12 to your Volkswagen?

Package Depth (cm): 11.43 cm

  • Package Weight (kg): 4.25 kg
  • Package Depth (in): 4.50 in
  • Package Weight (lb): 9.37 lb
  • Package Height (cm): 28.75 cm
  • Package Width (cm): 18.42 cm
  • Package Height (in): 11.32 in
  • Package Width (in): 7.25 in