cold winter

Asked by Jan 05, 2017 at 01:04 PM about the 2000 Buick Park Avenue FWD

Question type: General

So my car is frozen. I used an off brand of heat in
a yellow bottle was told I should have used the red
bottle. Besides not thawing out my gas line will
this cause any additional problems to my vehicle.
Or if I get my car in my shop and let it warm up
and get it running, will the car be OK running the
gas through it?

3 Answers


Hello, no it will not. You want the Isopropyl stuff, anything with isopropyl. After about 1 to 3 hours of letting it sit the stuff will thaw a frozen gas line plus displace any moister that may be in the gas.

1 people found this helpful.

nothing you will be OK, the red can be used for 2 cycle and four cycle gas engines and diesel and yellow is used for gas 4 cycle engines, just remember the next time use the yellow...


No, the red heat stuff has the Isopropyl. The yellow stuff is the methanol. You want anything with Isopropyl in the winter time. It will thaw out frozen gas lines.

Your Answer:

Park Avenue

Looking for a Used Park Avenue in your area?

CarGurus has thousands of nationwide listings and the tools to find you a great deal.

Postal Code:


Buick Park Avenue Experts

  • #1
  • #2
  • #3
    Jim Campbell
View All

Related Models For Sale

Used Buick LeSabre
5 listings
Used Buick Regal
3 Great Deals out of 140 listings starting at $6,988
Used Chevrolet Impala
18 Great Deals out of 870 listings starting at $2,894
Used Lincoln Town Car
9 listings starting at $6,495
Used Buick Century
11 listings
Used Chevrolet Tahoe
8 Great Deals out of 777 listings starting at $5,900
Used Cadillac DeVille
15 listings
Used Toyota Camry
44 Great Deals out of 2,126 listings starting at $2,450
Used Honda Accord
39 Great Deals out of 1,652 listings starting at $2,495

Content submitted by Users is not endorsed by CarGurus, does not express the opinions of CarGurus, and should not be considered reviewed, screened, or approved by CarGurus. Please refer to CarGurus Terms of Use.