Correct Antifreeze

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Correct Antifreeze

Post by SAILOR » Fri Mar 16, 2012 10:36 pm

I just bought another goldwing. Today i was looking at the radiator and I noticed the antifreeze is green. When I bought the honda antifreeze for my old wing it was blue. Does silicate-free antifreeze come in green color? If so how do I now if the antifreeze I have is silicate-free?

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Re: Correct Antifreeze

Post by WingAdmin » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:00 pm

The Honda OEM antifreeze is green, so it's quite possible that's what's in there.

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Re: Correct Antifreeze

Post by seabee_ » Fri Mar 16, 2012 11:19 pm

If you are unsure you can always replace it for peace of mind. Best to contact the PO and ask what they used. Regular glycol antifreeze is also green. Always better to use something specifically made for aluminum engines. If it was new to me Goldwing I would replace all fluids to be safe. Although personal preference.
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Re: Correct Antifreeze

Post by riffraff » Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:19 am

That's very good advice and a particularly good suggestion on a new to you vehicle. Check yourself if you can, or have it checkrd from soup to nuts and flush all the fluids. That way, the regular maintenance schedule is reset to zero and you know where everythig stands. No suprises :lol:

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Re: Correct Antifreeze

Post by dawgout81 » Tue Mar 27, 2012 7:03 am

Prestone's silicate free 50/50 is also green.

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