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Old 07-14-2014, 02:58 PM Rookie

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Coolant good?

How can I tell if my coolant is good? It looks good, and offers enough protection as far as temperature goes, but is that enough?
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Old 07-14-2014, 10:26 PM
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The main thing to check is if anything is floating in the tank and if your SCA levels are good.
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Old 07-15-2014, 10:29 AM
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You can get coolant test strips at NAPA (and if you ask a Ford dealership, they'll probably tell you to go to NAPA). These will test the various important things. The SCA levels (Supplemental Coolant Additive) are very important on these engines - if it's low or missing, you'll punch holes in your cylinder walls.
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