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If just adding coolant, does it have to be BMW certified or will any of the other coolants that meet the specs do? In other words is it okay to mix coolants as long as the added coolant meets the BMW coolant specs?

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Re: adding coolant

BMW uses "Glysantin G48" coolant. The attached show the specs.
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Re: adding coolant

I can't imagine any issues as long as the specs are the same. I'm not exactly sure who provides BMW's coolant but I'll bet it is exactly the same stuff that you can find off the shelf at your local Pep Boys for 1/3 the price. Last time I checked there are only a few companies left that produce it.


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BMW uses "Glysantin G48" coolant. The attached show the specs.
There you go!

"Glysantin G 48 meets the requirements of both the ASTM D 3306 and
BS 6580:1992 - standards."


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