How to Protect Your Car with Antifreeze in Cold Weather
as humans need plenty of healthy liquids to protect against dehydration
and illness during the winter, automobiles need an adequate amount
of fresh antifreeze to protect their vital systems from exposure
to extreme temperatures and the stress of winter driving and conditions.
good news is that maintaining the freshness and level of the antifreeze
in your family's vehicles is as easy as 1-2-3. The next time you
have a few minutes, and your car's engine is cool:
1) Open the hood
2) Find the coolant reservoir (usually a white, semi-clear plastic
receptacle with black cap) and look to see if the coolant level
is at or near the FULL COOL indicator line.
3) If the vehicle's coolant system level is low, remove the coolant
reservoir cap and add a 50/50 mixture of antifreeze and clean
water up to the FULL COOL line.
it! This simple procedure should be repeated with each vehicle
in your family's "vehicle fleet." It can save you hundreds
and even thousands of dollars in engine repairs, along with helping
to ensure that you and your passengers are not stranded in cold,
make it even easier to maintain your car's cooling system, leading
manufacturers have introduced advanced global formula products
that can be used in any automobile or light duty truck, regardless
of make, model, year or original antifreeze color. This means
that a single gallon of 50/50 pre-diluted global antifreeze can
help you top-off the cooling system in all of your family's vehicles,
including your Explorer, you spouse's Audi and
your teenager's Civic.
you can't remember the last time you checked the antifreeze in
each of your family vehicles, you should definitely take a few
minutes to make sure they have a sufficient fill of antifreeze
before winter weather arrives," said Josh Russell,
brand manager for PEAK Performance Products, makers of PEAK Global
LifeTimeTM Antifreeze & Coolant — the only universal antifreeze
that guarantees protection for as long as you own your vehicle,
when used in a complete flush and fill.
as a 50/50 pre-diluted formula that's ideal for topping-of or
fully formulated for complete flush-and-fill applications, PEAK
Global LifeTime is backed by an exclusive lifetime protection
guarantee when used in a properly maintained cooling system.
of hesitating or spending time trying to sort out the confusing
color codes that carmakers have come up with, consumers can now
use a single antifreeze/coolant with total confidence that it
will perform for as long as they own their vehicle," Russell said.
details about these steps and the importance of maintaining your
vehicle's cooling system or to learn more about the advanced technology
that goes into universal antifreeze/coolants such as PEAK Global
LifeTime, visit www.peakantifreeze.com.