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Is Coolant and Antifreeze the Same Thing? Debunking the Confusion

Is Coolant and Antifreeze the Same Thing? Debunking the Confusion

When it comes to caring for our vehicles, understanding the various fluids and their functions is essential. Two terms often used interchangeably are "coolant" and "antifreeze." While they are related, they do not mean the same thing as you will see shortly. Are They Different? Coolant is a general name for the fluid that cools down the engine and prevents corrosion. Anti-freeze is a special kind of coolant that also protects the engine from freezing in low temperatures. Not all coolants have antifreeze properties, but all antifreeze fluids are coolants. When you buy coolant for your vehicle, make sure it meets the requirements and offers enough freeze and boil protection for your weather conditions. Coolant: The Multifunctional Fluid Coolant is a vital fluid that helps regulate the temperature of the engine, preventing it from overheating. It is a mixture of water and additives designed to transfer and dissipate heat efficient ... read more

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