Thread: Overheated ???
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Old 08-20-2012, 06:00 AM
Boosejaw Boosejaw is offline
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Originally Posted by alpinaman24 View Post

i would have put water in the system first

for some reason i dislike taking my car to the dealer due to incorrect information bieng thrown to me before stating that i work on cars for a living

i look at service advisors the same way i look at insurance adjusters

always trying to cut corners and talking their way out of things
Never ever put water in the system for any reason.
If you are forced to...... use distilled water. I always keep a gallon of premixed OEM coolant in all my cars whether its the Toyota or the AMG. Water crystallizes and forms calcium deposits which can gum up your coolant passages causing your car to run hotter/overheat. To be safe always flush your coolant every year.
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