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coolant question

If you just had ur coolant tested and it was fine would you flush it or leave it alone.. im adding a coolant filter this week as well

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Seems like a waste of money to flush it if it tested good. That is, unless you are switching from Ford Gold to CAT EC-1.

If you do decided to flush it though make sure to run the coolant filter for at least 4000 miles before hand. That way you get a lot of the casting sand out.

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i believe that it depends on what type of coolant is in there apparently you need a elc rated (should be red in color) also i believe that you are supposed to run the coolant filter for a while before flushing. this is just my take on it from reading all the posts. sure someone else will chime in.

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thanks guys guess i will run it for a while.. i have heard it both ways lol

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