How much antifreeze does my car need?

Answer On One Hand: 50/50 Water to Antifreeze MixtureAntifreeze works as a coolant for your engine, but it also provides freeze protection, lubrication and corrosion prevention. Using a half and half mixt... Read More »

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How much antifreeze does a radiator hold?

The capacity of a radiator varies by car make and engine type and ranges from approximately six quarts to 28 quarts. Always mix antifreeze, also referred to as coolant, with water according to the ... Read More »

How much antifreeze does it take to contaminate motor oil?

When oil and antifreeze mix, both are ruined. Anything more than a drop or two of antifreeze, when mixed with oil, will form an unmistakable whitish goo. Once that happens, neither fluid is usable ... Read More »

Do you need to put antifreeze into a boat engine for the winter?

You only need to put antifreeze into a boat engine if it has the "closed loop" cooling system found on inboard motors. Motors with "raw water" cooling, such as outboards, don't need antifreeze, the... Read More »

How much antifreeze goes in a 1997 Toyota Corolla?

The Toyota Corolla cooling system holds six quarts of coolant, with an antifreeze-to-water mix of between 50 and 70 percent antifreeze, so a full coolant system should hold between 3 and 4.2 quarts... Read More »