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Question AntiFreeze (all over again)

In my little shop of horrors I have a couple of bottles of Prestone antifreeze.

The BMW Service Manual states:" Use only nitrite free long term antifreeze and corrosion inhibitor."

The label on my Prestone says: "Mix with any color antifreeze", "New formula, all makes, all models, add to any color antifreeze." No nitrites listed in the ingredents.

So I wonder if there is any reason why I shouldn't use this stuff.
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post #2 of 3 Old Jan 6th, 2008, 9:56 am
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No there is not.

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Some Nitrite free brands...

Peak Final Charge Global Extended Life Antifreeze

Texaco Anti-Freeze Coolant

Castrol Antifreeze NF

Chevron SUPREME Antifreeze/Coolant

Mobil Delvac Extended Life 50/50 Coolant/Antifreeze

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