Mustang antifreeze

Asked by Sep 16, 2017 at 11:02 AM about the 2014 Ford Mustang V6 Premium

Question type: Maintenance & Repair

Can i add Distilled water in Engine coolant
reservoir?

4 Answers

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Yes, if you're using concentrated coolant you should mix it with distilled water. Don't simply replaced coolant with just water though, it's not nearly as effective as coolant/antifreeze, and one of the properties of antifreeze is that it's anti-boil as well, and has rust inhibitors. But as a stop-gap measure, distilled water works until you can get it replaced with a proper mix of coolant/water or premixed coolant.

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54,465

I wouldn't just ad water. Buy a jug of 50/50 premixed coolant or go to your local Ford dealer and buy some antifreeze.

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Buying the correct orange coolant from the dealer is recommended. And adding anything other than that can void you engine 5 years 60k warranty. But if you are out of warranty. U can also add soda it's usually cheaper than water when on sale and will have more anti corrosion additives in it than the water.

82,825

At 4 years old you should consider changing the coolant.

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