Pentosin – Pentofrost NF (G11) Silicate European Concentrate Antifreeze / Coolant – 1.5 Liters (Part No. 8114117)
What kind of coolant does a 2008 BMW 328i take?
Pentosin 1.5 Liter Blue Concentrate Antifreeze.
Does a BMW need special antifreeze?
BMWs have specific coolant requirements (nitrite and phosphate free) to prevent build-up and corrosion of aluminum components, so not just any off-the-shelf antifreeze will do.
Where does antifreeze go in a 2008 BMW 328i?
What is the best coolant for BMW?
Zerex G-48 Formula Full Strength Coolant The ZEREX G-48 coolant is ideal for BMW cars. Designed for both diesel and gasoline engines, the coolant has low-silicate, pH, anti-phosphate technology that protects all metals, like aluminum against corrosion.
What color is BMW coolant?
Genuine BMW Coolant (Antifreeze), Green, 1 Gallon Jug.
Can I use Prestone 50/50 in my BMW?
Yes. Prestone is an OAT coolant/antifreeze but also contains anti-corrosion ingredients to protect your cooling system. It can be used in all cars effectively, offering the same levels of protection, and without any damage. We offer a guarantee that Prestone is suitable for all cars and engine materials.
Can I use Autozone coolant in my BMW?
1. Go buy a gallon of coolant from your BMW dealer (DO NOT use any other coolant brand).
How much coolant Do I need BMW 328i?
Engines used in BMW E90 automatic transmission models hold about 8.2 liters of coolant, manual transmission models hold 8.4 liters.
Is Prestone coolant BMW approved?
Optimal formula for all BMW ®; All Mini ®; All Volvo ®; Mercedes ® older than 2014; Volkswagen ® older than 1997; Audi ® older than 1997; Jaguar ® older than 1999, Porsche ® older than 1996. This technology regulates your engine’s temperature, prevents freezing and protects the engine from corrosion.
Why does BMW use blue coolant?
We recommend using BMW’s “Blue” coolant in your car because it is silicate & phosphate free, and has a much longer lifespan inside of your car’s cooling system.
Can I refill coolant myself?
Loosen the reservoir cap just a little, then step back while the pressure releases. Then, remove the cap completely. If the coolant level is low, add the correct coolant to the reservoir (not the radiator itself). You can use diluted coolant by itself, or a 50/50 mixture of concentrated coolant and distilled water.
Why does my BMW say low coolant when it’s full?
If you check your coolant reservoir and it appears to be full, but your low coolant light is on, then your vehicle’s coolant sensor may be malfunctioning. Most automotive shops can diagnose a sensor malfunction and replace the sensor.
How long can you drive with low coolant?
If your car has a low coolant you can drive for some time. It really relies on the level of coolant. If it is low but it is above the minimum, you can drive your car for a few days. But if it is below the minimum, please do not even try to run your engine.
What happens if you use the wrong coolant?
Using the wrong engine coolant can gradually lead to corrosion and damage to the water pump, radiator, radiator hoses and cylinder gasket. This can lead to damage to the engine in the worst case.
How do you fill coolant in a BMW 328i?
Does BMW coolant need to be mixed with water?
Keep in mind, you never want to pour antifreeze or water by themselves into your engine system. They need to be combined to create the good coolant.
Can I use green coolant in BMW?
Sure. Any car can drive with low coolant.
Can you mix green and blue BMW coolant?
Looks like they’re compatible and green can be mixed in with cars filled with blue but not the other way around. Pasted from getbmwparts: BMW HT-12 can be used in any vehicle that currently contains G48 coolant (blue), but G48 should not continue to be used in vehicles that were originally filled with HT-12.
How much does BMW charge for coolant flush?
The average cost for a BMW 328i coolant change is between $276 and $315. Labor costs are estimated between $151 and $191 while parts are priced at $124.
Can you mix BMW coolant with Prestone?
Prestone all makes long life coolant is OAT coolant, is compatible with BMW coolant, will not change the color of your coolant. It meets all ASTM specs for BMW’s.
What colour is Prestone engine coolant?
Prestone is yellow, but many other coolant manufacturers use different colours. “These days, there’s no real reason for a coolant manufacturer to use a certain colour, so it’s not easy for you to know what chemicals are in the coolant just by seeing whether it’s blue, green, yellow or orange.
What color is Prestone European coolant?
(Pink) Antifreeze + Coolant.
How do you top up BMW coolant?
Is zerex coolant Good for BMW?
Zerex G48 Antifreeze/Coolant is proven to maximize engine life in cars and light trucks. Its premium formulation is suitable for BMW, Chrysler 2001 and older, Ford 2002 and older, GM 1996 and older, Mercedes-Benz, Mini and Volvo engines.