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post #1 of 4 Old 02-21-2009, 09:37 AM Thread Starter
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coolent refill?

hey guys. I just noticed this morning my water pump is leaking. I am running to get some parts now to do this tom. It looks like i have orange coolant in there now? dex cool i assume? is that right? truck is a 99. and what other addictive do i need to put in with the coolant? thanks a lot


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nevermind i lied lol the leak looked orange. but its green


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Dont think the 99 can use the long life coolant. You will need to do some searching
to find the right stuff. I believe it is low silicate, not the normal stuff.. Then you will
need to go by Ford or IH to get the coolant additive. I think it is 2-3 bottles to get
it to the right mix.

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99's take green, if it is a early 99 stayt with the green and add the SCA's until you test 1800-2000 ppm, and check every 6 months or 10K. If a late 99 do a proper flush and replace with a true ELC like the Fleetrite ELC. Good for 300K with no SCA testing needed. I would also add a coolant filter as well. That orange coolant isn't the proper coolant for your truck!!

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