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Hey guys I just have a quick question. About a month ago my coolant light came on, so I called the dealer and asked which type of coolant I can put in? so the guy said anything is okay. So my dad had some Prestone (Green Stuff) and I added in about 1/2 litre or so, perhaps less. Now I found out on this forum that I shouldnt use that Prestone Coolant and should use the Orange one or BMW one, Now do I need to completely flush my old coolant out or is it okay just leaving it? and using BMW coolant in the future? thanks!
 

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Do I just drain it out and run water through it with the Prestone radiator cleaner? then refill with BMW coolant and distilled water? thanks
 

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If you didn't put in that much, and you haven't been running it for too long, just flush it out with water and refill with the good stuff.
 

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I wanted to flush my rad in Sept., when I called my mechanic to make an appointment he told me that I would need to buy the BMW antifreeze, being a little confused I went to a local dealer and found out that if you use any antifreeze other then the BMW fluid, you will damage numerous seals within the engine causing a whole lotta problems!!!

I personnally would take your car the a BMW dealer and let them flush it for you, it does'nt cost that much....approx $100 CDN.

That's my 2 cents.
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